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PlayMaker promotes Gregg Boyle to CEO

February 5, 2020HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - PlayMaker Health has performed a strategic reorganization that will better position the company to capitalize on the rapidly evolving post-acute health care landscape. John Griscavage, who has served as CEO since 2014, will become executive chairman, focused on driving organizational strategy and growth initiatives. Gregg Boyle, vice president of engineering, has been promoted to CEO; and Holly Miller, vice president of sales and marketing, has been promoted to chief revenue officer....

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Drive taps Bob Size as new CEO

November 19, 2019HME News Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare CEO Bob Gilligan has stepped down, the company announced today.Drive's board of directors has appointed former Dentsply Sirona executive Robert Size as its new CEO. He will assume day-to-day leadership of the company and will also join the board.“We thank Bob Gilligan for his leadership and valuable contributions to Drive,” said John Compton, chairman of the board. “We are confident that Bob Size will lead Drive into a phase of...

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Sigvaris names new president

June 14, 2019HME News Staff

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Sigvaris Group North America has appointed Barbara Osborne president and CEO. Osborne has more than 30 years of diverse business experience in the medical device field. Previously, she was the chief commercial officer at Dermarite Industries. She has also been president and CEO of LEO Pharma, and president of Molnlycke Health Care US. “During my career, I have always worked hard to be very customer-focused, and I believe that we all must strive to understand and meet our...

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McKesson gets new CEO

November 2, 2018HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - McKesson Corp. has announced that John Hammergren, chairman and CEO, will retire March 31. The company's board of directors has unanimously selected Brian Tyler, currently president and COO, to succeed Hammergren as CEO, effective April 1. Tyler will remain president. Edward Mueller, currently the lead independent director on McKesson's board, will succeed Hammergren as independent chairman of the board, also effective April 1. In the time since Hammergren became CEO in 2001, the...

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Sunrise Medical taps new president, CEO

August 28, 2018HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Sunrise Medical's board of directors has appointed Thomas Babacan as the company's new president and CEO. Prior to joining Sunrise, Babacan was the CEO of AHT Cooling Systems, a global producer for commercial refrigeration and freezing systems; and CEO of VAG-Group, a manufacturer of water solutions. “In Thomas Babacan, Sunrise Medical has found a president and CEO who in his previous positions has demonstrated strong leadership and strategic skills,” said Johan Ek, chairman...

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eSolutions gets new CEO

August 24, 2018HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - eSolutions, a provider of revenue cycle management analytics and cloud-based workflow solutions, has named Gerry McCarthy CEO. McCarthy has more than 20 years of healthcare experience, most recently as president of TransUnion Healthcare, where he oversaw the rapid growth and strategic direction of the company. He replaces Gene Creach, who is retiring after 18 years at the company. Creach helped eSolutions grow to process more than 50 million claims a year for more than 30,000...

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Philips NA gets new leader

January 12, 2018HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM, the NETHERLANDS - Vitor Rocha, who previously led Philips' global ultrasound business, has succeeded Brent Shafer as CEO of Philips North America, the company announced this week.Rocha is now part of Philips' executive committee and reports to Philips CEO Frans van Houten.“Vitor's health technology expertise, personal leadership and deep experience in the North American market will enable him to lead the expansion of Philips' health technology leadership in the region,” said...

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Gilligan replaces Diamond as Drive CEO

December 5, 2017HME News Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare has named Bob Gilligan, former CEO of GE Industrial Solutions, as its new CEO. Gilligan replaces Harvey Diamond, who has assumed the role of vice chairman. In his new role, Diamond will serve as senior adviser to the company and as a “voice to customers, vendors and investors,” according to a press release. He will also continue to serve as a member of the company's board of directors. Gilligan brings to Drive more than 30 years of experience...

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Rowheels names new CEO

April 12, 2017HME News Staff

FITCHBURG, Wis. - Rowheels, the makers of pull-based geared wheels for manual wheelchairs, has named a new CEO: Fred Mindermann. Previously, Mindermann has held executive positions at Siemens Medical and AGA Linde HealthCare, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. He replaces Rimas Buinevicius, who co-founded the company in 2011. Last year, Rowheels used $1.5 million in funding to launch a more general-purpose wheel.

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J M Smith taps Turfe as top exec

March 2, 2017HME News Staff

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - A. Alan Turfe has been named the new CEO and chairman of the board for J M Smith, which owns QS/1 and other healthcare technology companies. Turfe succeeds William Cobb, long-time CEO and chairman. He joins J M Smith from Fresenius Medical Care, where he was senior vice president and chief procurement officer, leveraging global manufacturing and distribution in pharmaceuticals and other medical categories to expand margins and drive incremental profitability. J M Smith also owns...

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