Former Toshiba Exec to Lead Samsung Health and Medical Equipment Unit

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Samsung Electronics America Inc. has appointed Doug Ryan, the former vice president of marketing and strategic development at Toshiba America Medical Systems, as its Group Vice President for Health and Medical Equipment within its Enterprise Business Division.

Ryan will be based in Ridgefield Park, NJ, and will be responsible for developing the Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, subsidiary’s go-to-market strategy for its line of advanced health care systems, as well as coordinating with its newly acquired subsidiaries NeuroLogica Corporation (a CT company headquartered in Danvers, Mass.) and Nexus DX Inc.

“We are confident that Doug’s wealth of experience and background in the health and medical equipment industry will help advance Samsung’s presence in this growing and strategically important business,” said Tod Pike, senior vice president of Samsung Electronics America’s Enterprise Business Division, in the press release.

Ryan has more than 20 years of experience in strategic business development in health care, and is a graduate of Queensland University of Technology in Australia and an alumni of the Executive Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.