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Verathon Inc.

Division of Roper Industries Inc.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Diagnostic Imaging Equipment & Supplies
      • Ultrasound
    • Implantable Devices
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Gynecological, Urological
  • Respiratory, Pulmonary
  • Alias(es)
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound Corp.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Roper Industries Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Gerald McMorrow, Pres. & CEO
    Kendall Stever, CFO
    Russ Garrison, VP, Quality Systems
    T. L Van Noy, COO
    Mark D Cranney, VP, Sales & Mktg.
  • Contact Info
  • Verathon Inc.
    Phone: (425) 867-1348
    20001 N Creek Pkwy.
    Bothell, WA 98011