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Philips' Ultrasound Head Takes Over North Am Unit

Vitor Rocha, head of Philips' global ultrasound business, has taken over from Brent Shafer as CEO of Philips North America.

Appointments Companies

Roche Exec Heads Grail As First Cancer Test Launch Looms

Illumina spin-out Grail has started the new year with a new CEO at the helm. Jennifer Cook joins the firm from Swiss pharma and diagnostics giant Roche.

In Vitro Diagnostics Cancer

Zimmer Biomet Lands Medtronic Exec As Its New CEO

The orthopedic giant hired a well-respected medtech industry veteran as its new CEO, leading to some seat-jumping within Medtronic's executive ranks.

Appointments Commercial

Jones And Luber Partner Up Again At Atlas Genetics

Marc Jones is taking on the dual role of chief operating officer and chief financial officer at UK point-of-care diagnostics firm Atlas Genetics.

Appointments In Vitro Diagnostics

MedLumics Names VC Veteran James Greene CEO

MedLumics appointed James Greene as its CEO and Giovanni Leo to the board of directors. The Madrid-based company expects the two industry veterans to carry it through the its next phase of growth – commercialization of the AblaView AF catheter.

Appointments Commercial

MedTech Europe: Do Latest Appointments Challenge Glass Ceiling?

Michelle Brennan is the first woman appointed as chair of MedTech Europe. It's an important accomplishment, but the appointment also highlights difficulties – the vast majority of other appointments are men.

Europe Appointments

Anti-Infection Material Start-Up Taps Pharma Veteran For Chairman

Briston University spin-out and developer of an antimicrobial material Pertinax Pharma has appointed Nigel Brooksby as chairman.

Appointments Companies

McGuire To Lead Philips UKI Health Systems

Simon McGuire is to lead Philips' Health Systems group of businesses in UK and Ireland, effective Dec. 1.

Appointments Companies

Azar Tapped: Stakeholders Heap Praise On Trump HHS Nominee

The administration's nominee to head HHS is being praised by medtech health-care industry lobbyists but may experience some pushback in the Senate because of his ties to Eli Lilly.

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