Franciose to lead Siemens nuclear group

October 25, 1995

Siemens Medical Systems has appointed Barbara Franciose as groupvice president of its nuclear medicine group in Hoffman Estates,IL. Franciose replaces Thomas Cafarella, who led the divisionfor two years (SCAN 7/14/93). Franciose is a Siemens veteran

Siemens Medical Systems has appointed Barbara Franciose as groupvice president of its nuclear medicine group in Hoffman Estates,IL. Franciose replaces Thomas Cafarella, who led the divisionfor two years (SCAN 7/14/93).

Franciose is a Siemens veteran who previously headed the vendor'sangiography division, which is also located at the nuclear group'sHoffman Estates facility. She has an engineering background, withdegrees from the University of Illinois and Marquette University.

Franciose's appointment comes amid other recent personnel changesat Siemens' nuclear medicine group, including the appointmentof Randy Weatherhead as vice president of sales and marketing(SCAN 9/27/95).

Siemens has been trying to rebuild its once-dominant positionin the nuclear medicine industry, but has found the going toughdue to the slumping gamma camera market and stiff competitionfrom other vendors.

In other Siemens personnel moves, Wolfgang Kroll has been namedexecutive vice president of business administration and financeat the vendor's Iselin, NJ, headquarters. Paul Mathews was namedgroup vice president of the firm's electromedical group.