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PEOPLE - Changes at St Jude Medical:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

St Jude Medical has announced the creation of two new divisions by the end of the year: cardiology and atrial fibrillation. The cardiology division will be led by Paul Buckman, who has previously served for Boston Scientific. The atrial fibrillation division will be led by Jane Song, who steps down as president of the cardiac surgery division, and was previously senior vice-president of operations for the cardiac rhythm management unit. The St Paul, Minnesota-based firm has also named Ms Song's successor, George Fazio, president of St Jude's Europe division, who joined the company in 1992. The vice-president for northern Europe and Africa, Denis Gestin, will succeed Mr Fazio. Mr Gestin also previously managed the firm's subsidiary in France.

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