Geoffrey Somary Promoted to Director of Ipsend International Holding GmbH
Ipsen USA (Rockford, IL), a manufactuer of vacuum and atmosphere furnances for use in the medical industry, has appointed its president and CEO, Geoffrey Somary, to its board of directors where he will serve as executive vice president of Ipsen Group reporting to Ipsen Group CEO, Hendrik Grobler. Somary has been with Ipsen for seven years – starting as VP of technology. As executive VP of Ipsen Group, Somary will be charged with developing global strategies and initiatives that promote strong, consistent growth throughout the group's six subsidiaries.
Source: Ipsen USA
Stephanie M. Fitts Appointed VP of Regulatory, Quality, and Compliance at TranS1 Inc.
TranS1 Inc. (Wilmington, NC), a medical device company focused on designing, developing ,and marketing products to treat degenerative conditions of the spine affecting the lower lumbar region, has appointed Stephanie M. Fitts, Ph.D. as vice president of regulatory, quality, and compliance. Fitts has 20 years of medical device experience having worked in the areas of clinical research, regulatory, quality and compliance. For the past nine years, she worked at Stryker Orthopaedics, a medical technology company that offers an array of medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical, surgical, and spine products.
Ronald Kuerbitz Appointed to Management Board of Fresenius Medical Care
Fresenius Medical Care (Waltham, MA), a provider of kidney dialysis services and renal care products, has announced a change to its management board effective January 1, 2013. Kuerbitz will succeed Rice Powell as CEO of Fresenius Medical Care North America. Ron Kuerbitz currently serves as executive vice president responsible for market development and administration for Fresenius Medical Care North America.
Source: RTT News