Varian appoints new vice president

May 9, 2001

John Anderson Thorson II has joined Varian Medical Systems as vice president of new business development. Thorson is charged with implementing corporate strategy plans for growth through business acquisitions that complement Varian’s expertise in

John Anderson Thorson II has joined Varian Medical Systems as vice president of new business development. Thorson is charged with implementing corporate strategy plans for growth through business acquisitions that complement Varian’s expertise in cancer care and diagnostic imaging subsystems. He will report to the company’s president and CEO, Richard M. Levy. Thorson has more than 18 years of international experience in corporate new business development, merchant banking, private equity advisory, and start-ups.