Otsuka bags Kontron, hires president

March 2, 1994

Otsuka Electronics of FortCollins, CO, and Kontron Instruments nailed down their MRI distributionagreement last month. The two firms signed an agreement in principlelast year for the cooperative sale of Otsuka's OE 1.5 SI scanner(SCAN 1/19/94). Kontron's

Otsuka Electronics of FortCollins, CO, and Kontron Instruments nailed down their MRI distributionagreement last month. The two firms signed an agreement in principlelast year for the cooperative sale of Otsuka's OE 1.5 SI scanner(SCAN 1/19/94). Kontron's exclusive distribution agreement coversall of Europe and other designated territories outside the region.

In unrelated news, Otsuka will fill its long-vacant slot atthe top this week with the hiring of John P. Heinrich as presidentand CEO. Heinrich, former president and COO of Summit World Tradeof Hudson, OH, was vice president of MRI at Johnson & Johnson'snow-defunct Technicare subsidiary (SCAN7/1/92).'