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August 12, 2010
TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 12, 2010 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that Stuart Clarkson has been named director, MR Business Unit. As the new director, Clarkson will be responsible for implementing tactical and strategic marketing plans to drive growth and profitability. He will also interface with Toshiba’s global business unit at Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC) in Japan to communicate the needs and requirements of the U.S. market.
“With nearly 25 years of experience, Stuart has a proven track record of success in the MR industry,” said Doug Ryan, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Development, Toshiba. “Stuart’s knowledge of MR products and the market make him an excellent addition to the Toshiba organization.”
Clarkson’s career includes positions in MR applications, MR sales and marketing and MR product development. Most recently, Clarkson was the Americas 3T MRI Product manager at GE Healthcare in the U.S., where he oversaw the launch of new MR products. Clarkson also studied accounting at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, in addition to applied science at Curtin University, Perth, Australia.
“Toshiba’s MR business has a strong base and excellent customer satisfaction,” said Clarkson. “I look forward to leading the MR team, building on Toshiba’s solid industry reputation and continuing Toshiba’s commitment to customers as we increase Toshiba’s MR market share in the U.S.”
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, MRI and information systems. Toshiba Corp. is a worldwide leader in technology, electronic and electrical products, digital consumer products, electronic devices and components, power systems, industrial and social infrastructure systems and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875 and today operates a global network of more than 742 companies with more than 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing $67 billion. For more information, visit Toshiba’s website at www.medical.toshiba.com.