Focus Surgery CFO leaves company

October 25, 1995

Staff turmoil continues at Focus Surgery, the Milpitas, CA, developerof high-frequency ultrasound ablation products. The firm announcedlate last month that CFO John Kehoe has stepped down. His dutieswill be assumed temporarily by vice president of

Staff turmoil continues at Focus Surgery, the Milpitas, CA, developerof high-frequency ultrasound ablation products. The firm announcedlate last month that CFO John Kehoe has stepped down. His dutieswill be assumed temporarily by vice president of planning PaulSullivan.

Kehoe's departure came several weeks after Focus cut its workforce by 40% (SCAN 9/27/95). Focus has posted a string of losingquarters as it moves to commercialize its Sonablate 200 productfor treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. The company saidlast month that it "continues to examine all financing alternatives,"but declined to be more specific about what those alternativesmight be.