Here are just a few of the interesting executive changes making headlines over this past week:
Analogic Refreshes Green with Parks
Analogic Corporation, maker of imaging technology products used in both medical and security applications, has announced that its president and CEO is resigning effective October 31. James Green is leaving after nearly 10 years to pursue other employment. Current board member and seasoned medical technology executive Dr. Fred Parks will be the new president and CEO. Parks comes from Enovate Medical, where he held the joint positions of chairman and CEO. He’s also served as an executive leader at NDS Surgical Imaging, Urologix, and Marconi Medical Systems, among others.
Sepura’s King Is Over and Out, Roger
Digital two-way radio manufacturer Sepura plc appointed both a new chairman and a new CEO. Alan Lovell, who has previously held a plethora of executive roles with companies such as Tamar Energy, Infinis, and Jarvis, was named chairman, succeeding Russell King, who in August announced his upcoming resignation. The new CEO, David Barrass, replaces acting CEO Richard Smith, who will resume his previous title of CFO. Smith became acting CEO after previous CEO Gordon Watling announced a medical leave of absence.
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson Gets a New Speaker
Swedish builder of mobile communications devices Ericsson has named a new president and CEO. Börje Ekholm will take charge on January 16. Eckholm was on the Ericsson board for 10 years and was previously president and CEO of Investor AB for a full decade. Current interim CEO Jan Frykhammar will stay at the helm of the company until Eckholm begins his new position.
Look for more Executives on the Move next week!
Linet Krouse is a SWAT Editor for Hoovers. Previously, she performed quality assurance for Dun & Bradstreet’s global customer operations. Before joining D&B, Linet’s work experience includes customer service, property management, and benefits administration.