Monday, June 30, 2003

Stephen D. Neese, Invacare’s vice president of e-commerce, received a Distinguished Sales and Marketing Award (DSMA) from the Sales and Marketing Executives of Cleveland for enhancing Invacare’s once brochure-like Web site into a productive, transactional cost-saving Web presence…Ron Bunce, an Otto Bock sales rep., has recently passed RESNA’s ATS exam… The MED Group has hired Chris Henry as Regional Manager for the Northeast region. He will be responsible for on-site visits and direct support of MED members in this nine state area.


Brenda Pelletier is replacing Claire Turner as the new executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers. Pelletier worked as Turner’s administrative assistant for three years. Turner is now director of membership at the Pennsylvania Medical Society…Shawn S. Schabel, who has been serving as Lincare’s COO since January 2001, has been given the additional title of president. Since joining Lincare in 1989, Schabel has served in a number of positions with increasing responsibility. Prior to being named COO, he was a senior vice president...Gail Scaramuzzi, a rehab specialist at Home Care Supply, formerly MediRents, in Boston for 16 years, and her husband Mick, a manager of the rehab division for the last 13 years, are leaving for Colorado to pursue a new venture outside of the industry.