PEABODY, Mass., April 13, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Analogic Corporation (Nasdaq:ALOG), a leading provider of medical imaging and aviation security technology, announced today that Jeffrey Black has been elected to its Board of Directors, effective April 9, 2010. Mr. Black is chairman and chief executive officer of Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX), a $2 billion diversified medical device company headquartered in Limerick, Pennsylvania. He is expected to be named to the Board’s Compensation Committee.
Mr. Black was named chairman and chief executive officer of Teleflex in 2006, after serving as president and chief executive officer from 2002 until 2006. He has more than 27 years with the company, including tenures as group president of Teleflex Industrial and president of Teleflex Fluid Systems, providing engineered systems to OEM customers. As chief executive officer, Mr. Black transformed Teleflex into a leading global medical device business, with smaller specialty businesses serving aerospace and commercial markets.
Edward Voboril, chairman of the board, said, “I am pleased to welcome Jeff to Analogic’s Board of Directors. We are fortunate to have someone with Jeff’s background and experience on our team. Jeff brings with him a proven record of accomplishments and a great deal of leadership experience in a wide variety of areas including business development, sales, and operations management, all within the medical device industry. His impressive accomplishments optimizing business operations at Teleflex and cultivating the company through acquisition and new product development, will be invaluable to Analogic and our Board as we look for new growth opportunities.”
Analogic is a high-technology company that designs and manufactures advanced medical imaging and security systems and subsystems sold to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end users in the healthcare and homeland security markets. We are recognized worldwide for advancing state-of-the-art technology in the areas of computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), digital radiography, specialized ultrasound, and automatic explosives detection for airport security. Our OEM customers incorporate our technology into systems that they in turn sell for various medical and security applications. We also sell our ultrasound products directly to specialized clinical end-user markets through our direct worldwide sales force under the business name BK Medical ApS (BK Medical). For more information, visit www.analogic.com.
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