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October 4, 2010
TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 4, 2010 – Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced today that Joseph Cooper has been named director, CT Business Unit. As the new director, Cooper will be responsible for implementing tactical and strategic marketing plans that drive customer satisfaction, market share growth and profitability. He will also interface with the global business unit at Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC) in Japan to communicate the needs and requirements of the U.S. market.
“Joe has been an integral member of the CT Business Unit at Toshiba for the last five years,” said Doug Ryan, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Development, Toshiba. “His leadership in strategic development at Toshiba has resulted in the development of advanced technical and clinical features for our CT systems.”
Cooper has more than 15 years of experience in the medical imaging industry. Prior to Toshiba, Cooper spent 10 years at Siemens, where he was responsible for managing and developing the CT market throughout Southern California. Cooper has been working at Toshiba for the past five years, most recently as senior manager of the CT Business Unit in charge of strategic development.
“Not only is Toshiba a leader in developing CT technology, but the company is also the leader in maintaining the industry’s best CT satisfaction ratings,” said Cooper. “I look forward to working with my team and TMSC to continue advancing CT technology and delivering outstanding service.”
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.