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April 6, 2011
TUSTIN, Calif., April 6, 2011 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that Stephen Bumb has been named director, X-ray Vascular Business Unit. As the new director, Bumb is responsible for implementing strategic and tactical marketing plans to drive growth. He will also interface with the global business unit at Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation to communicate the needs and requirements of the U.S. market.
“Stephen brings to Toshiba a depth of marketing knowledge and experience in the medical industry, making him an excellent leader and a great addition to our team,” said Doug Ryan, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Development, Toshiba. “He has a proven track record of success in the medical industry and will be instrumental in further growing Toshiba’s market share in the XR/VL business.”
Prior to joining Toshiba, Bumb was the marketing director for Edwards Lifesciences Critical Care in Irvine, Calif. In his time there, he was key in the development and operation of a comprehensive, nationwide clinician education program, the re-engineering of the company’s sales training program and development of a new sales channel, contributing to a 30 percent annual growth in year five for two new market development-stage products. He has also held executive positions at Imagyn Medical Technologies and Vascular Control Systems.
“Toshiba made major strides in 2010, positioning 2011 to be an outstanding year for the company, especially the XR/VL modality,” said Bumb. “I look forward to leading the XR/VL team and building on Toshiba’s momentum.”
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 204,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing $68 billion. For more information, visit Toshiba’s website at www.medical.toshiba.com.