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Teamsters Ask Stockholders To Replace Cardinal Health Chairman

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters say that Cardinal Health CEO George Barrett failed to set the correct "tone at the top" while the firm became embroiled in the opioid epidemic and allegedly overpaid its chief compliance officer for illicit sales. The group is asking shareholders to appoint an independent board chairman, stripping Barrett of the role.

Commercial Appointments

Hannon Officially Takes The Helm At Mainstay Medical

Jason Hannon, former president and COO of spinal device manufacturer NuVasive Inc., has officially assumed the role of CEO and director of Irish company Mainstay Medical. He replaces Peter Crosby, who announced he would step down from the business in September.

Orthopedics Appointments

Physidia Brings Home New Blood

Home hemodialysis specialist Physidia has appointed a new company president to take the business to grow commercialization of its S3 device.

Renal Appointments

New CEO To Lead Atlas Genetics' Commercial Phase

Atlas Genetics has appointed a new CEO, as the specialist in point-of-care molecular diagnostics moves to the next phase of commercialization of its io system.

In Vitro Diagnostics Appointments

HHS Secretary Tom Price Resigns Over Free-Flights Flap

US Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price resigned Sept. 29 following controversy over free flights on military and private jets. Price, a former orthopedic surgeon and Georgia congressman, had initiated a reset of Obama-era payment reforms and oversaw an active FDA commissioner during his short tenure.

Policy Appointments

Dx Departure: US FDA's Diagnostics Chief Gutierrez Steps Down

Alberto Gutierrez left FDA and government this week in a planned retirement. He was director of the office that oversees pre- and post-market programs for in vitro diagnostics and radiology devices, an office where several holes already exist in top management slots.

Regulation Appointments

AMRA Brings In New US Sales Leader

Swedish digital health firm AMRA is gearing up to tackle the US market with the appointment of a new head of sales for North America. The company has also added two senior leaders to its Swedish team.

Appointments Digital Health

Axonics Appoints Chief Medical Officer

Former chief medical officer at the University of California, Karen Noblett, has been named as the CMO of neuromodulation technology company Axonics.

Appointments Medical Device

Inivata Names New Chief Operations Officer

Cancer genomics company Inivata has appointed a clinical diagnostics veteran as its new chief operations officer.

Appointments Cancer
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