Healthcare Industry News: Siemens Healthcare
News Release - March 26, 2010
Elekta Names New Head of Asia Pacific OrganizationIan Alexander has been named Executive Vice President of Elekta’s Asia Pacific Region
STOCKHOLM, March 26--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Ian Alexander has been a member of Elekta’s (STO:EKTAB) Executive Committee since 2008 and is currently COO of the company. Prior to joining Elekta, he has held several senior regional management positions, running the European Region at Bayer Diagnostics and the Asia Pacific Region while at Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics.
Ian Alexander will assume the position effective May 1, 2010. He is replacing Laurent Leksell who has been acting in the position since December of 2008.
Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated state of the art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy and radiosurgery, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care.
Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both healthcare providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives, making the future possible today.
Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 5,000 hospitals globally, and every day more than 100,000 patients receive diagnosis, treatment or follow-up with the help of a solution from the Elekta Group.
Elekta employs around 2,500 employees globally. The corporate headquarter is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb. For more information about Elekta, please visit www.elekta.com.
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