Executives on the Move

Executives on the Move is an excellent source to keep up on what’s happening with colleagues and acquaintances inside medical device companies.

Mitchell Levinson Appointed to Pulse Biosciences Board of Directors

3/19/19: Levinson, 58, has more than 25 years of experience bringing novel medical technologies to the market, including over a decade in the aesthetics procedure market.

Sandra Clarke, CPA, CMA Appointed CFO of Synaptive Medical

3/19/19: Ms. Clarke joins Synaptive Medical with decades of experience in financial management and operations, having led a variety of small-to-mid-sized companies.

Robert Richard, Ph.D. Appointed Vice President of Research and Development at Anika Therapeutics

3/19/19: Dr. Richard is a 20-year research and development (R&D) veteran bringing extensive leadership and product development experience in orthopedic and regenerative medicine.

Trui Hebbelinck Appointed Chief Human Resources Officer of LivaNova

3/19/19: Hebbelinck’s career spans more than 20 years in healthcare, financial services and energy.

CardioMech Expands Mitral Leadership Team

3/19/19: “I am extremely pleased to announce this expansion of CardioMech’s mitral leadership team with the addition of four experienced medical technology professionals,” said Rick Nehm, President and CEO of CardioMech.

Jim O’Connor Named General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Strategic Development Announces Renovia

3/14/19: Mr. O’Connor joined Renovia as General Counsel in February 2018 and since then has led the company’s legal, compliance, quality and regulatory functions.

Board of Directors of Medtronic Appoints Andrea J. Goldsmith, Ph.D. as a New Director

3/14/19: Dr. Goldsmith is the Stephen Harris professor in the School of Engineering at Stanford University and director of Stanford's Wireless Systems Laboratory.

Francine R. Kaufman, M.D New Chief Medical Officer of Senseonics

3/6/19: Francine R. Kaufman’s career spans almost 40 years in diabetes care. She is a dedicated pediatric endocrinologist and has served as director of the Comprehensive Childhood Diabetes Center, and head of the Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Barry Keenan Appointed Vice President of Engineering of BioSig Technologies

3/6/19: Dr. Keenan brings to the Company over 20 years of experience in R&D, product development and commercialization and deep industry expertise in a range of sectors, including neuromodulation, deep brain stimulation, sensing, imaging and cardiac pacing.

UCB Ventures Appoints Alicia Irurzun-Lafitte as Partner

3/6/19: Alicia Irurzun-Lafitte brings 10 years of deal making experience, spanning business development transactions to early stage investments in biotech.