Echo Therapeutics Parts with CEO

Needle-free, wireless continuous glucose monitoring device company Echo Therapeutics has parted company with its CEO, Dr Patrick Mooney, for reasons not thus far disclosed. Board member Robert Doman is stepping into the breach for the time being.

New President For ArthroSurface

Steven Ek has been named ArthroSurface’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 20, 2012. Mr. Ek is one of the original founders in Arthrosurface and a Director since inception.

New President And CEO For Tornier

Orthopaedic device company Tornier, N.V. has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed David H. Mowry as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

New CFO For Smith & Nephew

Smith & Nephew plc has announced the appointment of Julie Brown as Chief Financial Officer. She will formally take up the post by early February 2013, when she will also be appointed to the Board as an Executive Director.

Ex-Stryker Boss Heading Up Infection Control Company

sBioMed, which describes itself as an emerging leader in infection control, has announced that Stephen P. MacMillan, former Chairman and CEO of Stryker, has joined as Chief Executive Officer and become an owner of the company.

New President And CEO For Stryker

Stryker Corporation’s Board of Directors announced today that Kevin A. Lobo has been named the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He has also been named to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Lobo joined Stryker in April 2011, and was most recently Group President of Stryker Orthopaedics.

CEO Change Signals Start Of InspireMD’s Embolic Protection Stent Commercialisation Plan

InspireMD, Inc. has announced that Ofir Paz, co-founder, board member and Chief Executive Officer of InspireMD since its founding in 2005, intends to step down as CEO as part of a planned transition to prepare the Company for formal commercialisation of its proprietary MGuard™ Embolic Protection Stent (EPS) platform technology for patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction.