All Movers & Shakers

Executive Health Management

GSK to Name Jonathan Symonds as New CFO

2019 16 Jul

Jonathan Symonds CBE, former CFO of AstraZeneca and Novartis has been appointed to chairman at GlaxoSmithKline in the wake of the pharmaceutical company’s break-up. Symonds is currently overseeing operations at HSBC, and will replace Sir Philip Hampton, non-executive chairman at GlaxoSmithKline for the past four years. Symonds has previously... Read more

Executive Health Management

From EHMA to EPF: Usman Khan on his New Position as Executive Director

2019 16 Jul

Usman Khan left the European Management Association (EHMA) after three years to take up a position as Executive Director at the European Patients Forum (EPF) in April 2019. We sit down with Mr Khan to discuss the decisions that led him to his new role and what the future has in store as he oversees operations at EPF. What led you to join... Read more

Executive Health Management

Steve Harstad Joins Carenet Health as Chief Strategy Officer

2019 08 Jul

Carenet Health, a leading provider of healthcare engagement, clinical support, telehealth and advocacy solutions, is pleased to announce Steve Harstad has joined its leadership team as chief strategy officer (CSO).   As CSO, Harstad will provide the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure Carenet Health continues to grow and expand... Read more

Executive Health Management

David Hunt Makes the Move to the U.S. as the CEO of Havas Health & You West (HH&Y)

2019 01 Jul

David Hunt has been promoted to CEO of Havas Health & You West.   Hunt will be leaving the role of chief executive of Havas Lynx, held for 8 years at the Manchester-based healthcare agency and will be taking up the CEO position in America.   Managing Director, Elizabeth Egan, has now been appointed as President of the Havas Lynx Group as... Read more

Executive Health Management

Christopher Bird Announced as New Chief Medical Officer of BioPorto

2019 01 Jul

The medical diagnostic company BioPorto has recently announced that it will be introducing Christopher Bird as the new Chief Medical Officer. Bird joins BioPorto from his role at Roche Diagnostics as Head of Medical and Scientific Affairs in North America. After over 10 years with this medical and scientific affairs organisation, Christopher will... Read more

Executive Health Management

Philips AGM re-appoints CEO Frans van Houten & CFO Abhijit Bhattacharya

2019 15 May

Amsterdam, the Netherlands –  Royal Philips  announced that today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) re-appointed Frans van Houten as President/CEO and member of the Board of Management, and Abhijit Bhattacharya as member of the Board of Management fulfilling the role of CFO.    The other proposals voted on at the AGM, including the re-appointment... Read more

IMAGING Management

Change of leadership for the Esaote Group

2019 15 May

Franco Fontana new CEO, Eugenio Biglieri new Chief Operating Officer.   A new Board of Directors has been appointed.     Genoa, 15 May 2019 - The Shareholder’s Meeting of Esaote S.p.A. – a leading Company in the sector of diagnostic imaging - held in Genoa under the Chairmanship of Mr. Wu Guangming, has reconstituted its Board of Directors,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Bupa announces appointment of Prof. Melvin Samsom as a Non-Executive Director

2019 24 Apr

Bupa has announced the appointment of Professor Melvin Samsom as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. This appointment brings continued clinical expertise to the Bupa Board with the imminent retirement of Professor Sir John Tooke.   Professor Samsom brings substantial international clinical and management experience from his... Read more

IT Management

Dr. Sebastian Krolop appointed Chief Operating & Strategy Officer of HIMSS

2019 24 Apr

Dr. Sebastian Krolop, M.D., Ph.D., M. Sc. has recently been appointed the Chief Operating & Strategy Officer (COSO) of HIMSS.    In his role as COSO, Sebastian is now accountable for working across the organisation to coordinate operational goals and design with HIMSS’s strategic plan. Sebastian leads HIMSS Analytics and HIMSS Media operations. He... Read more

IMAGING Management

Dr. Chip Truwit joins Philips Diagnostic Imaging Business Group

2019 17 Apr

Medical imaging industry veteran Dr. Chip Truwit, neuroradiologist, joins Philips Diagnostic Imaging Business Group as Chief Medical Officer to provide medical leadership and radiology expertise to clinical vision. Speaking on the subject, Dr Truwit said: "Radiology is going through tremendous changes, and AI will be core to those changes.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Executive Director Usman Khan leaves the European Health Management Association

2019 15 Apr

Usman Khan, Executive Director will be leaving the European Health Management Association on April 26th 2019 to join the European Patients Forum (EPF). Usman has been in post for three years and has overseen a major period of change and development. Commenting on matters, EHMA President Professor Federico Lega said:   “On behalf of the EHMA Board,... Read more

Executive Health Management

David Kuehn joins CSA Group as Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

2019 10 Apr

David Kuehn joined CSA Group as EVP, Chief Commercial Officer on April 1, 2019.   As EVP & CCO, Mr. Kuehn brings a deep and rich expertise in global sales and marketing, as well as a passion for relationship building, and will focus on increasing growth and efficiency across all of CSA Group’s Commercial Units.   Most recently, Mr. Kuehn was Vice... Read more

Executive Health Management

Dr. Cristina Bescos is new Managing Director of EIT Health Spain

2019 09 Apr

Dr. Cristina Bescos has been named the new Managing Director of EIT Health Spain. She began her work 8 April 2019, after being approved by the EIT Health Spain Board to take over the position that had been held by Dr. Marco Pugliese since the creation of EIT Health Spain in 2016.   Dr. Bescos brings long experience in research and management of... Read more

ICU Management

Dr. Paul Wischmeyer earns prestigious FASPEN award

2019 28 Mar

The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) has elected  Duke Anesthesiology’s Paul Wischmeyer, MD,  an honorary fellow. The FASPEN award is one of ASPEN’s highest honors as a society. It recognizes Dr. Wischmeyer’s exceptional achievement in practice and his research contributions to the clinical nutrition field, as well as his... Read more

Executive Health Management

EMIS Health appoints new CEO and CSO

2019 28 Mar

EMIS Health Group has recently announced Suzy Foster as Chief Executive Officer and Bob Brown as Chief Solutions Officer; these two senior appointments follow the company’s recent announcement of its next generation platform EMIS-X.   Suzy Foster’s new role will make her responsible for EMIS Health’s end-to-end integrated care offerings... Read more

IT Management

Farewell: Stefan Burkart leaves Entscheiderfabrik

2018 15 Nov

The last day of the fair at this year's Medica was also the last day of work by Stefan Burkart for Entscheiderfabrik. He was their general representative for the last few years.  "It was an exciting seven years with interesting projects. I am looking forward to working with my new partners Bamdad Bahar and Frank Schneider, whom I was able... Read more

Executive Health Management

Ascom Holding AG: Ascom appoints Ljubisav Matejevic to lead the Strategic Alliances business

2018 02 Nov

Ascom invests further into its strategic partners business by appointing Ljubisav Matejevic to lead the Strategic Alliances. In addition to his current positions, he will, together with his team, continue the growth with strategic partners, such as medical device manufacturers and global system integrators, value added resellers, electronic... Read more

ICU Management

HANJ Recognizes CSL CEO Paul Perreault as “Humanitarian Man of the Year”

2018 25 May

HANJ President David Lechner presented the award to Perreault at the association’s 38th Annual Testimonial Dinner Dance CEO and Managing Director of CSL Limited Paul Perreault has been named “Humanitarian Man of the Year” by the Hemophilia Association of New Jersey (HANJ). HANJ President David Lechner presented the award to Perreault at the... Read more

IMAGING Management

Geraldine McGinty to Receive Thorwarth Award for Radiology Leadership

2018 18 May

The American College of Radiology selected Geraldine McGinty , MD, MBA, FACR, as the 2018 recipient of the William T. Thorwarth, Jr., MD, Award. This honor recognizes individuals who demonstrate outstanding contributions to the field of health policy and economics for radiology. The Thorwarth Award will be bestowed on McGinty May 21 during ceremonies... Read more

ICU Management

Dr. Marcus Schabacker Named ECRI Institute's New Chief Executive Officer and President

2017 27 Dec

ECRI Institute's Board of Trustees announces the appointment of Marcus Schabacker, MD, PhD, as the new Chief Executive Officer and President. Dr. Schabacker is a board-certified Anesthesiologist and Intensive Care specialist with more than 25 years of health care experience in complex global environments, and more than 18 years of senior leadership... Read more