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Inogen names new CEO

January 26, 2021HME News Staff

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen’s board of directors has appointed Nabil Shabshab as president and CEO effective Feb. 8.  Shabshab will replace Scott Wilkinson, who announced that he would be retiring in June last year.  Shabshab will also serve as a Class II director, with a term expiring at the annual stockholders meeting in 2022.  Shabshab, 56, has most recently served as worldwide president of diabetes care and digital health at Becton...

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People news: Dennis Sharpe

July 24, 2018HME News Staff

Anaheim, Calif.-based MK Battery has announced that Dennis Sharpe, director of global HME business, will retire as of Aug. 31, 2018, closing out what the company calls a “brilliant 32-year career.” “Dennis has been the heart and soul of our mobility business,” said Wayne Merdinger, executive vice president and general manager. “He helped pioneer the evolution from flooded automotive types to Sealed VRLA batteries for use in wheelchair applications. Since then, he has...

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VGM's longtime COO retires

June 7, 2017HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - Jim Phillips, president and COO of the VGM Group, has retired, VGM announced June 1. Phillips has spent 25 years at the company, the last nine as COO. He was appointed president in January of 2016. “Jim has been a big part of VGM, and he will be greatly missed,” said Mike Mallaro, VGM's CEO. “Jim remains a VGM Group board member, valued adviser and friend to so many of us in the VGM extended family.” Phillips joined VGM in 1991, when the company's founder,...

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Mixon, citing 'health challenges,' announces retirement

June 23, 2015HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare Founder Mal Mixon will retire from the company's board of directors effective June 30. “After much consideration, I have made the decision to retire from the Invacare board of directors to deal with recent health challenges,” Mixon stated in a press release. “I am very pleased with the transition of leadership to Matt Monaghan. I am confident in the future of the organization.” Monaghan became Invacare's chairman, president and CEO earlier this...

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Shelly Torres West will miss a lot about seating and mobility, but not the paperwork

June 22, 2012HME News Staff

For the past 30 years, Shelly Torres West has served on the front lines of the seating and mobility industry, mostly as a rehab technology supplier (RTS) and technician. She has experienced first-hand the changes made within the industry, the impact the seating and mobility industry has on its clients, and exactly how hard work, compassion, and simply caring can go a long way at making a life better. In the beginning… In December, Shelly will retire from a 30-year long career. She accidentally...

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