Patrick Pyers has been appointed the new Director of Business Development for Parker Medical Inc. (PMI). Pyers has been in the radiology field for more than 20 years, primarily in the non-invasive diagnostic X-ray test instrument market, holding top management positions. Pyers will help grow the PMI product line and will oversee the expansion of its newly acquired tube reloading business.
PartsSource Inc. of Aurora, Ohio, has named Mark Tomasetti its new Chief Technology Officer. Tomasetti was most recently vice-president of product management for six different lines of business at TMW Systems. He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. Also, Jina Tweed has been named the head of healthcare quality initatives for PartsSource. Tweed handled similar responsibilities at GE Healthcare and Philips Healthcare, and has 13 years of quality assurance experience in the field of medical products.
Rebecca Capostagno has joined the Orlando, Florida-based Ziehm Imaging as a staff accountant. Capostagno brings 17 years of accounting, operations, and software implementation experience. The company also has added Duane Day as a Region Account Manager in the Central Florida Region. Day will be responsible for providing client support and generating new business.
Elisha Finney is retiring as Vice-President and CFO of Varian Medical Systems of Palo Alto, California. Finney has spent 18 years as Varian CFO and 29 with the company overall, managing a team of about 400 employees worldwide and overseeing numerous business transitions.
Matt Tomory is the new Head of Strategic Advancement at Bayer HealthCare. He will be responsible for developing long term partnerships with health care providers, manufacturers, and imaging support organizations for patient-centric cost-effective solutions for ultrasound transducer repair, MRI coil repair and computed and digital radiography support and sales. Tomory previously served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Conquest Imaging.
Exclusive Medical Solutions has added Kenny Scally as account executive of its West Zone of Development. Scally is a four-year veteran of medical imaging with a focus in ultrasound and quality patient care who earned his bachelor’s degree in nursing while playing NCAA football.
Hologic has added Medtronic executive Amy Wendell to its Board of Directors as well as to its Audit and Finance Committee. Wendell also serves on the boards of Ekso Bionics, AxoGen Inc., and the nonprofit Por Cristo. She holds a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Illinois.
Siemens Corporation CEO Eric Spiegel left the company and is succeeded by Chair and CEO Lisa Davis, and Judith Marks, who will be the CEO of Siemens U.S. Marks has been with the company since 2011, when she was President and CEO of Siemens Government Technologies Inc. She will retain her current role as executive vice president at Dresser-Rand, a Siemens business.
Curtis P. Langlotz, M.D., Ph.D., was named to the Board of Directors of RSNA of Chicago, Illinois. Langlotz will serve as the board liaison for information technology. Director Valerie P. Jackson, M.D., was named board chair, and Matthew A. Mauro, M.D., will become its education liaison. Langlotz is a professor of radiology and biomedical informatics and associate chair for information systems at Stanford University; he also serves as the medical informatics director for Stanford Health Care, and has been a longtime member of the RSNA Radiology Informatics Committee.
Siemens Healthineers North America has named Matt Hoffman Vice President of Interventional Radiology and Advanced Therapies Sales Management. Hoffman will drive go-to-market strategies for IR and will lead the company’s angiography field sales team. He was most recently the Siemens Healthineers Modality Regional Vice President in South Texas. Hoffman is a graduate of Boston University, and holds a BSBA in management. Also, Anthony Medigo has been named Vice President of Cardiovascular Solutions at Siemens Healthineers North America. Medigo joined the company in 2016 from Cardiovascular Systems Inc., where he was Northeast Regional Director of Sales; he has also held sales leadership positions with AccessClosure and Boston Scientific. Siemens Healthineers North America has also named Hanno Dotzel its VP of Radiation Oncology. Dotzel will head up marketing, sales, and collaborations for the company’s CT, MR, and PET-CT radiation therapy portfolio. Dotzel has been with the company since 2007, having held various roles.
Quest Diagnostics of Madison, New Jersey, has appointed President and CEO Stephen H. Rusckowski the Chairman of its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2017. He succeeds Daniel C. Stanzione, Ph.D., who was named Lead Independent Director.
Conquest Imaging of Stockton, California has named Michael Lubliner its National Accounts Manager as part of a broader reorganization of its account management team. Lubliner, who joined the company in 2015 from Royce Medical, will be responsible for managing key national accounts and the company’s West Coast Regional Account Executives. At the same time, Laci Yocum has been named Conquest’s Senior Director of Strategic Sales, and will lead sales for new product development and expansions of the company’s product lines, including its in-house probe repair service. Yocum joined Conquest Imaging in 2013 from MedRad, where she was National Account Manager.
Brian Delphia has been named Vice-President of Imaging Support and Operations for Nationwide Imaging Services of Manasquan, New Jersey. The 11-year industry veteran will help expand Nationwide’s service department.
TROFF Medical President and Founder Michael Helms is retiring. Helms established the company in 1991 and is closing its operations effective April 1, 2017. Helms said he will entertain future opportunities, but looks forward to focusing on family and his hobbies.
The InterMed Group has announced the hiring of Scott Nudelman as Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. Nudelman will report directly to CEO Rick Staab and will be responsible for all operations including Imaging Services, Biomed Services, Asset Management and Jump Team (including Project Support, Physical Inventories and Cybersecurity Assessments). The InterMed Group supports all areas of Healthcare Technology Management. Nudelman has built a successful 30-year career in the industry. Prior to joining InterMed, he served more than 21 years as General Manager of Biomed Services and MV Operations Manager for GE Healthcare. His educational background includes a degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in Electrical Engineering Technology.
Medical Imaging Technologies (M.I.T.) of Thomson, Georgia, has added sales representative Billy Anguish. Anguish, a recent graduate of University of Central Florida, will handle sales and service for MIT customers in central and southern Florida.
ProHealth Care in Wisconsin has named Deb Parkhurst its new Biomed Tech Procurement Specialist. Parkhurst replaces the recently retired Mickie Wong.
Amid the spin-off of its imaging components business into Varex Imaging Corporation, Varian of Palo Alto, California has also made changes to its senior leadership. Magnus Momsen will replace Clarence Verhoes as Varian’s SVP and corporate controller; Verhoef will in turn become the Varex Imaging CFO. Ruediger Naumann-Etienne and Eric R. Reinhardt are leaving the Varian board of directors to join the board of Varex Imaging. Varian has reduced the size of its board to eight members.