People on the Move – August 15, 2016


By Matt Skoufalos

Haemonetics Corporation of Braintree, Massachusetts named William P. Burke its CFO. Burke will oversee treasury, controllership and accounting, investor relations, tax and financial planning, and analysis functions for the company. Previous to joining Haemonetics, Burke was the Chief Integration Officer for Medtronic, Inc. during its acquisition of Covidien, at which he spent 20 years as its CFO of Europe, Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Portfolio Management, and Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis.

Bioniz Therapeutics of Irvine, California has appointed Dr. David Pyott Chairman of its Board of Directors. Pyott is the past Chairman and CEO of Allergan Inc. The company also named Ilan Zipkin, Senior Investment Director of Takeda Ventures, and Joe Kiani, Chairman and CEO of Masimo Corporation, to its board.

Seno Medical Instruments of San Antonio, Texas has named Tammy Garcia its Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Garcia formerly served as General Manager of Breast Imaging for GE Healthcare, and will be focused on helping bring the Seno Imagio breast imaging system to market.


Jorgen B. Hansen has been named the President and CEO of Cantel Medical Corporation of Little Falls, New Jersey. Hansen will also join Cantel’s Board of Directors. He succeeds Andrew A. Krakauer, who will serve as a Senior Advisor for Cantel until mid-October. Hansen has served as Cantel’s Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, and led the company’s endoscopy business unit.

Notal Vision, Ltd., of Chantilly, Virginia has named Susan Orr, OD, its Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs. Orr was Leader of Global Medical Affairs, Strategy, and Search & Evaluation for the Ophthalmology franchise at Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a division of Johnson & Johnson, and previously held several key leadership positions with Alcon over 17 years.

Dave Sheehan has been named the Chief Marketing Officer of ContextMedia:Health, a Chicago-based point-of-care network that delivers targeted patient programming. Sheehan spent 14 years as president of the Chicago-based ad firm HY Connect, which he sold in 2015 to Myelin Communications. Sheehan has served in various advisory roles to ContextMedia:Health for the past seven years.

Torax Medical of St. Paul, Minnesota named Chas McKhann its Chief Commercial Officer. McKhann joins the company from Intersect ENT, where he was also Chief Commercial Officer. McKhann will be charged with helping grow the business for the company’s technologies for the treatment of chronic diseases related to weak sphincter muscles.

Ryan Rhodes has been named President and CEO of Restoration Robotics of San Jose, California, makers of the physician-assisted ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant System. Rhodes spent 13 years with Intuitive Surgical Inc., where he was Vice-President of World-Wide Clinical Marketing, Senior Director of World-Wide Marketing, and Director of Marketing.

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