Ultrasound company SonoSite Inc. (NSDQ:SONO) added two new med-tech veterans to its executive team this week.
On Tuesday the Bothell, Wash.-based company announced the appointment of Brian Noyes to VP of marketing for North and South America.
Noyes comes off of 20 years at Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Ethicon Endo-Surgery, where he most recently handled development and marketing for the $1 billion laparoscopic franchise, according to a press release.
On Wednesday SonoSite named 30-year device veteran Richard Salazar VP and general manager for Europe and Africa.
Salazar most recently founded Ventana Consulting International and Renaudia Medical, where he served as president before joining SonoSite, according to a press release.
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.
- Hearing aid maker names Kimberly Herman new president
Hearing aid maker ReSound appointed health care industry veteran Kimberly Herman as its new president.
- Fresenius adds three to executive team
Dialysis products company Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE:FMS) named Dr. Franklin Maddux, chief medical officer, Dr. Jeffrey Hymes VP and associate medical officer and Simon Castellanos executive VP and president of the company’s north division.
- InTouch appoints new executive VP and CFO
InTouch Technologies Inc. announced that Stephen Wilson joined the company as executive VP and chief financial officer.
- InspireMD elects new board chairman
Stent maker InspireMD Inc. (OTC:NSPR) announced that Sol Barer, member of the board of directors and the former chairman & CEO of Celgene Corp., has been elected the chairman of InspireMD’s board, effective immediately.
- Alphatec names new VP of regulatory, clinical affairs & quality
Alphatec Holdings (NSDQ:ATEC) named Frances Harrison, who has over two decades of regulatory, clinical affairs and quality experience in the medical device industry, the company’s VP of regulatory, clinical affairs & quality.
- BioAdvance names Sam Katz chair and elects Dr. J. Larry Jameson and Lauren Lenfest as directors
BioAdvance, the Biotechnology Greenhouse of Southeastern Pennsylvania, appointed Sam Katz the new chair of the BioAdvance board of directors. It also has named two new directors: Dr. J. Larry Jameson and Lauren Lenfest.
- Mediware CFO to step down in 2012 to rejoin former employer
Mediware Information Systems Inc. (NSDQ:MEDW) announced that Michael Martens will step down as chief financial officer of the company effective February 15, 2012. Mr. Martens leaves the company to rejoin a former employer.
- ThermalTherapeutic names Gardiner Smith president & CEO
ThermalTherapeutic Systems Inc. announced the appointment of Gardiner Smith as president & CEO. Co-founder and previous CEO Raymond Vennare will transition to the role of executive VP of strategic planning.