Imaging3 said yesterday that it inked a reverse merger deal through which the company will be acquired by a privately held, but unnamed, Los Angeles-based cannabis company. Burbank, Calif.-based Imaging3 said that its buyer holds licenses to manufacture and distribute cannabis products in California, and plans to open an ethanol-based extraction laboratory at its facilities. […]
Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) said yesterday it tapped former Covidien investor relations head Coleman Lannum as its investor relations senior VP, reporting directly to prez & CEO Bryan Hanson. Lannum has more than 15 years in investor relations, having held positions with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:MNK), Covidien and Tyco Healthcare. During his time with Covidien, Lannum oversaw the company’s initial […]
Cerner Corp. (NSDQ:CERN) said yesterday that it named Brent Shafer to serve as chairman & CEO effective Feb. 1. Shafer previously served as CEO of Philips‘ (NYSE:PHG) North America business. Cerner’s co-founder Cliff Illig has been serving as interim CEO and chairman of the board since July last year. Illig said he plans to resume […]
The 3D medical diagnostic imaging devices maker announced that it filed last week for bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.
Sohn, whose resignation was effective March 31, was still listed on Imaging3’s website today. The company agreed to pay out $9,100 in severance, according to the filing.
SonoSite (NSDQ:SONO) CFO Marcus Smith stands to pull down more than $3 million now that he’s retired from the Bothell, Wash.-based ultrasound device maker.
The company said Smith’s resignation, which went into effect yesterday, was to pursue other opportunities.
The former Philips Medical Systems exec will end up with more than $3 million in the bank after he receives all of his separation benefits, according to a company filing with the SEC.
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) implanted its CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve implantation system into the first patient in a Japanese clinical trial of the device’s safety and effectiveness.
The CoreValve system is a minimally invasive treatment option for patients with severe heart disease who are at high risk or unable to undergo open-heart surgery.