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Edition: November 2012 - Vol 20 Number 11
Article#: 4121
Author: Repertoire

Midmark announces retirement of Joe Rothstein, vice president and general manager, medical division; Mike Walker and Matt Bourne assume new leadership roles

Midmark Corporation announced the retirement of Joe Rothstein, vice president and general manager, medical division at the end of 2012. As a result of Rothstein’s retirement, Mike Walker will succeed him as vice president and general manager, medical and animal health divisions. Walker has been with Midmark since 1986, where he began his career as an industrial engineer in operations. As part of Walker’s promotion, he will retain his leadership role in developing the strategy for Midmark’s animal health division. In addition, Matt Bourne will be promoted to senior director, animal health, assuming additional responsibilities in his new role. Bourne has been with Midmark since 1997, where he started as a sales representative and regional manager for the medical division. In 2010, he was promoted to director of sales, animal health, and has been instrumental in the development of Midmark’s fastest growing division. Bourne will lead daily business operations and sales within animal health. Although Walker will take responsibility for the medical division effective immediately, Rothstein will remain with Midmark through December 2012.

Bovie Medical Corp announces Fall Festival of Fun promotion

Bovie Medical Corporation announced the start of its Fall Festival of Fun promotion, which runs now through Dec. 31, 2012. During the promotion, customers receive an increased value of a double warranty and free goods when purchasing the Aaron 1250, Aaron 2250, or Aaron 3250. For more information, contact your local Bovie representative or visit

Omnicare appoints Workman as CEO

Cincinnati, Ohio-based Omnicare Inc named John Workman as CEO. Formerly president and CFO of the company, Workman has been serving as interim CEO since June 2012, when former CEO John Fiqueroa resigned. COO Nitin Sahney was named to the additional post of president, and Robert Kraft was appointed CFO.

Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) announces new Corporate Team for Distribution

Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) announced a new Corporate Team for Distribution.

Paul Jordan has been named the new director of distribution. Jordan joined ASP in 1996 as an account executive and progressed through positions of field sales trainer, regional sales director and most recently, field sales director for the U.S. Eastern Region. He will be the main contact for all purchasing and sales supporting the STERRAD® System Consumables and CIDEX® Solutions.

Martin Belcher, corporate account director, has accepted a new role and responsibility within ASP to manage IDNs and GPOs.

Lilian Samaan was named product director for STERRAD® System Consumables. Samaan’s background includes over eight years with Johnson & Johnson including two years as a sales & marketing procurement buyer with Ethicon Inc. She joined ASP in 2006 as a group leader, demand planning, and for the past three years as manager, commercial operations and analytics. She is the primary contact for any product related questions regarding STERRAD® Systems Consumables.

Rossana Fernandez was appointed product director for biocides and distribution marketing. She joined ASP in 2011 and has over 12 years of channel and marketing

management experience in the medical device industry. Prior to ASP, marketing experience includes positions at Beckman Coulter, Metrex Medical, Kerr Dental and Edwards Lifesciences. She is the contact for any product related questions regarding CIDEX® Solutions and distribution marketing programs.

Cardiac Science launches fall promotions for ECG and AED

Cardiac Science launched its fall ECG and AED promotions. Product focus includes Burdick® 8300 and 8500 ECGs, CareCenter MD™ PC-ECG devices and Powerheart® G3 AEDs. The promotion runs Oct. 1 – Dec. 31, 2012 with special product pricing as well as customer incentives. Customers who purchase one of the ECGs listed are eligible for free supplies plus a special price on an ECG cart. To download the customer redemption form, visit, or contact your Cardiac Science District Manager for more details.