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May 22, 2007
TUSTIN, CA — May 22, 2007 — Further strengthening an already robust strategic and operational team, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced that Jeff Howorth has been named vice president, Strategic Business Group.
Howorth will be responsible for developing Toshiba’s Strategic Business Group, a new division within the company focused on developing partnerships with Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs). He will oversee strategic business account managers across the country who will be equipped with a portfolio consisting of Toshiba medical equipment, as well as products from Toshiba sister companies, customized marketing services, financing programs and consulting services. This extensive portfolio will enable the group to sign strategic partnership contracts directly with IDNs and incrementally drive business.
“Jeff has in-depth knowledge and experience building strategic business groups,” said Aaron Hudy, vice president, Sales. “We are confident that under Jeff’s direction, Toshiba will continue to build relationships with Integrated Delivery Networks, taking us to the next level with our hospital customers.”
Howorth has more than 19 years of sales experience in the medical imaging industry. Most recently, he served as zone vice president, Strategic Business for Philips Medical Systems, where he was a mentor for new sales account management. He graduated with a bachelor’s of science degree in Finance from the University of Nebraska.
With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging systems, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. Toshiba Medical Systems Corp., an independent group company of Toshiba Corp., is a global leading provider of diagnostic medical imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, Cath & EP Labs, X-ray, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, MRI and information systems. Toshiba Corp. is a leader in information and communications systems, electronic components, consumer products, and power systems. Toshiba has approximately 172,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of $62 billion. For more information about Toshiba and its wide range of products please visit www.medical.toshiba.com.