STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions, announced Johann Fernando, Ph.D. and Diku Mandavia, M.D. will join the executive leadership team. Johann was named Chief Operating Officer and Diku was named Chief Medical Officer effective September 28, 2015.
“We are pleased to welcome Johann and Diku to join Fujifilm’s executive leadership team,” said Masataka Akiyama, president and CEO of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. “Their broad experience and proven success in the industry will support our efforts to increase customer focus and innovation, enhance strategic and tactical execution, and accelerate growth.”
As Chief Operating Officer, Johann will provide day-to-day leadership and management for Sales, Medical Informatics and Modality Solutions Divisions, Business Operations, and Service to help achieve the company's sales and profitability goals and establish sustainable growth. He also leads the effort to expand our Healthcare IT business and drive collaboration across business units. Trained as a medical imaging physicist, Johann has worked in positions of increased responsibility and leadership with Picker & Marconi Medical Systems, Agilent Technologies, ADAC Labs and Philips Healthcare. Most recently he was Vice President and General Manager for Accuray, where he increased awareness and visibility among key opinion leaders and increased customer satisfaction for a #1 MD Buyline rating. Johann has an MBA from Case Western Reserve University, and a Ph.D. in Radiology Imaging from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
As Chief Medical Officer for FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. and FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., Diku will provide strategic leadership for the healthcare portfolio efforts by overseeing a growing list of activities related to patient care, medical professional networking, and health systems interaction. Diku joined FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. as a medical advisor in 2007, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Southern California, and was an Attending Staff Physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles. He is also a founding member and past chair of the ACEP Ultrasound Section, taught thousands of physicians worldwide, lectured at over 150 national and international conferences, has contributed to over 90 publications, and is co-director of the National Resuscitation Conference. Diku received his medical degree from Memorial University in Canada, and is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program.
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FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. From an unrivaled selection of digital x-ray systems, to the Synapse® brand of PACS, RIS and cardiovascular products, to advanced women’s health imaging systems, Fujifilm has products that are ideal for any size imaging environment. The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. supplies high quality, technologically advanced FUJINON brand endoscopes to the medical market. TeraMedica Division delivers healthcare informatics, and is the leading provider of vendor neutral, enterprise-wide solutions for unrestricted medical image management. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information please visit www.fujifilmhealthcare.com and www.fujifilmendoscopy.com.
FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. is the innovator and world leader in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, and an industry leader in ultra high-frequency micro-ultrasound technology. Headquartered near Seattle, the company is represented by 26 subsidiaries and a global distribution network in over 100 countries. SonoSite’s portable, compact systems are expanding the use of ultrasound across the clinical spectrum by cost-effectively bringing high-performance ultrasound to the point of patient care. For more information, go to: www.sonosite.com.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2015, the company had global revenues of $20.8 billion, at an exchange rate of 120 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.
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