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February 23, 2015

Toshiba Names Directors for MR and X-ray Vascular Business Units

TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 23, 2015 Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced that it has named Guy Poloni as director, MR Business Unit, and Bill Newsom as director, X-ray Vascular Business Unit. They will be responsible for implementing strategic marketing plans that drive growth and profitability for their respective product lines. They will also interface with the global business units at Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation to communicate the needs and requirements of the U.S. market.

“Guy’s proven track record and expertise in the MR market make him the perfect leader of the MR Business Unit,” said Calum Cunningham, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Business Development, Toshiba.

Poloni was Toshiba’s 3T product manager from 2011 to 2014 and most recently served as deputy director of MR at Toshiba Medical Research Institute. Prior to joining Toshiba, Poloni worked as the Sequence Development Unit Director at Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center at the Jacobs Neurological Institute in Buffalo, N.Y.

Newsom also comes from within Toshiba, having been with the company since 2003. He has held several senior roles in the X-ray Vascular Business Unit and in Sales, having served most recently as the West Zone Business Manager for X-ray Vascular.

“Bill’s extensive knowledge of the X-ray vascular market and our products, and his dedication to giving customers a voice, will help drive sales for our industry-leading products in this segment,” said Cunningham.

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at

About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation’s website at

About Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical products and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future,” Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation” and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in a safe, secure and comfortable society.

Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit