Toshiba changes include Sharma's exit

August 2, 1995

Several personnel changes took place at Toshiba America MedicalSystems last month, including the departure of vice presidentof corporate marketing Ravi Sharma. Toshiba, of Tustin, CA, declinedto comment on the reasons for Sharma's exit other than to

Several personnel changes took place at Toshiba America MedicalSystems last month, including the departure of vice presidentof corporate marketing Ravi Sharma. Toshiba, of Tustin, CA, declinedto comment on the reasons for Sharma's exit other than to sayhe left to pursue other interests. Sharma joined the company in1989 and held the position for two years.

Other changes at the company were on a brighter note. SuzanneCertain was named director of ultrasound marketing and Dean Winterwas tapped as director of ultrasound national sales. The promotionsdenote their assumption of additional responsibilities after theexit of Philip Smith, who headed the ultrasound business unituntil leaving Toshiba in April (SCAN 4/12/95).

In nuclear medicine, Steve Sickels' title has been changed todirector of the nuclear medicine business unit. The promotionreflects his authority over Toshiba's nuclear medicine softwaredevelopment group, which will be moved from Japan to Toshiba AmericaMRI headquarters in South San Francisco, CA (SCAN 7/6/95).

In addition, Tom Bogle was named vice president of full linesales, overseeing sales for the CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, vascularand general x-ray product lines, as well as Toshiba's full-linestrategic accounts department.