People News

Edition: September 2002 - Vol 10 Number 09
Article#: 1299
Author: Repertoire

Midmark Hires VP of Sales and Marketing

Midmark Corp. announced the hiring of Joseph G. Rothstein as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Rothstein's primary responsibilities will be the development and direction of sales and support for all Midmark product lines, as well as the strategic development and implementation of Midmark's marketing initiatives. He will report directly to Midmark President Anne Eiting Klamar, M.D.

Most recently, Rothstein was vice president of marketing in the urology division of C.R. Bard, Inc. in Atlanta. Rothstein was with C.R. Bard for 19 years serving in various capacities and titles, including vice president of sales, director of sales, regional manager and division sales manager.

His background includes experience in marketing, strategic business development and sales. Most notably, Rothstein has implemented global marketing programs, conducted direct-to-physician and direct-to-patient marketing efforts, led strategic launches into new business markets, constructed comprehensive commission and incentive plans and won numerous sales awards for continued revenue increases.

Rothstein graduated magna cum laude from California State University with a bachelor's degree in biological sciences. He, his wife, Lourie, and their two sons will be relocating to the Versailles, OH area.

Garrett Appointed President of Beckman Coulter's Clinical Diagnostics Division

Beckman Coulter announced the appointment of Scott Garrett to the position of President of Beckman Coulter's Clinical Diagnostics Division. Garrett's focus will be to continue building on the success and growth of the diagnostics division. Previously, Garrett served as chief executive officer of Garrett Capital Advisors and as chief executive officer for Kendro Laboratory Products, L.P. His other experience includes almost 20 years with Baxter International/American Hospital Supply Corporation.

AmeriNet Names President

Victor E. Samolovitch was promoted from executive vice-president to President of AmeriNet Central, replacing Ian G. Rawson, Ph.D. Dr. Rawson, who has held dual posts of president of AmeriNet Central and president of Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania since 1997, will devote his full-time efforts to the Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania.

Miltex Names Executive VP

Sean E. Browne was named as Executive Vice-President, Sales and Marketing for Miltex Inc.'s surgical and dental divisions, replacing Robert Pugliesi. Browne was previously Vice-President, Marketing and Sales at ESurg Corp.