People on the Move – July 31, 2018

By Matt Skoufalos

Millstone Medical has named Khrishna Mangal its CIO. Mangal has spent 20 years in IT, supply chain, and shared services operations, most recently as a consultant for Paragon Medical.

Khrishna Mangal

Prescient Surgical has added Greg Bakan, COO of the Fogarty Institute of Innovation, to its board of directors. Bakan has held leadership positions at Ardian, Emphasys Medical, Nevro, and Fox Hollow Technologies.

Greg Bakan

WebMD has added John Whyte as chief medical officer. A board-certified internist, Whyte was most recently director of professional affairs and stakeholder engagement at the center for drug evaluation and research at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

John Whyte

Directions Research added Eric Schauble as vice president of client service. Schauble was most recently vice president of corporate development for Colibri Heart Valve LLC and Colorado Therapeutics LLC, and holds a master’s in biological sciences from Stanford University.

Eric Schauble

The Mariottsville, Maryland-based Bon Secours Health System and Cincinnati, Ohio-based Mercy Health will merge this fall under the leadership of president-CEO John M. Starcher Jr.

John M. Starcher Jr.

Health Leads promoted national director Jennifer Valenzuela to managing principal of people and equity. Valenzuela joined Health Leads from Boston Children’s Hospital, where she was a public health clinical social worker.

Jennifer Valenzuela

AbleTo Inc. has named Pat Rice senior vice president of sales and Lloyd Mangnall senior vice president of technology. Rice most recently worked for Hometeam, EXL, and Accenture; Mangnall spent 25 years with Imaging Advantage, Advanced Monitored Caregiving, and Vizient.

Pat Rice and Lloyd Mangnall

Astellas Americas added Halit Bander as its vice president of oncology, medical affairs, Moyra Knight as vice president of corporate communications, and Maribeth Landwehr as executive director of corporate communications.

Halit Bander, Moyra Knight, and Maribeth Landwehr

Amgen has accepted the retirements of research and development executive vice president Sean E. Harper and global commercial operations executive vice president Anthony Hooper. David M. Reese, Amgen senior vice of translational sciences and oncology, will assume Harper’s position. Murdo Gordon, chief commercial officer at Bristol-Myers Squibb, will take over Hooper’s post.

TRT Holdings Inc. has named Jim Caldwell president-CEO of Origins Behavioral HealthCare. Caldwell has presided over TRT Holdings for 12 years, and has been president and CEO of Omni Hotels & Resorts for 15 years. He succeeds outgoing president-CEO Robert Rowling Jr., who left to resume his work in clinical therapy.

NXT-ID Inc. has added technology consultant Robert A. Curtis to its board of directors. Curtis was recently executive chairman and director of the Trudeau Institute as well as CEO of Regional Technology Development Corporation.

LifeCare Health has named Jennifer Malko its Pittsburgh market CEO. Malko was previously vice president of business development for LifeCare Health Partners.

Bako Diagnostics named Ted Hull its CEO, succeeding Larry McCarthy, the company’s board chair and outgoing interim CEO. Hull previously spent 15 years at Genova Diagnostics.

ViewRay Inc. has named Scott Drake its president, CEO, and a member of its board of directors, succeeding the outgoing Chris A. Raanes, with Shar Matin succeeding outgoing COO Doug Keare. Joining Drake on the board is Keith Grossman, past president and CEO of Thoratec Corporation and of Conceptus Inc. Drake is the former president and CEO of Spectranetics, which was acquired by Royal Philips in 2017, and currently chairs the board of AtriCure Inc. and of JustRight Surgical. Matin is a former COO of Spectranetics, who has also worked for Guidant (now Boston Scientific).

Intent Solutions of Atlanta, Georgia has named Nathan Dane its CFO. Dane’s career has included stops at EndoChoice and Carestream Dental.

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