British health care giant Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) named industry veteran Stéphane Thiroloix as president of its European advanced surgical devices division.
Thiroloix will be based in Baar, Switzerland, and will be responsible for leading and directing all commercial activities in the advanced surgical devices division, specifically the markets focused on orthopedics and sports medicine.
"We’re excited to have Stéphane join our European team," S&N President Mike Frazzette said in prepared remarks. "His operational experience and commercial- and customer-focused approach will enable Smith & Nephew to better serve the needs of our diverse customer base and develop competitive advantages for our business."
Here’s the latest personnel changes from medical device, diagnostics and life science companies around the nation. For more recent hirings and firings, check out MassDevice’s compilation of the latest personnel moves.
- Colibri Heart Valve puts a new man in the corner office
Joseph Horn landed the corner office at Broomfield, Colo.-based Colibri Heart Valve as the company prepares for the first in-human study of its transcatheter aortic heart valve implantation device.
- Biolase’s Furry picks up COO role
Dentale laser manufacturer Biolase Technology Inc. appoints CFO Frederick Furry
as its chief operating officer.
- Michel Baudry named GCBS dean
Michel Baudry was appointed as dean of the Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences at Western University of Health Sciences
- NIH names head of National Institute of General Medical Sciences
MIT cell biologist Chris Kaiser landed the corner office of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
- EBR Systems puts a new man in charge
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based EBR Systems appointed Allan Will as its new president & CEO.
- Biolase appoints Whipp as VP of operations
Biolase Technology Inc appointed former director of operations Richard Whipp to the newly created vice president of operations position.
- Grove Instruments adds Tamborlane to scientific advisory board
Grove Instruments Inc. appointed Yale’s William Tamborlane to its scientific advisory board.
- Wright Medical names new senior VP and communications officer
Orthopedic device-maker Wright Medical named med-tech veteran Julie Tracy as its new senior vice president & COO.