Sysmex today announced two organizational changes that further position the company’s North American subsidiary for continued growth and market leadership: Ralph Taylor has been promoted to the role of executive VP, marketing, business development, and medical/scientific affairs; and Robert Degnan to executive VP, commercial operations. Each will report directly to the president and CEO.

Taylor, who joined Sysmex in 2007, will continue to lead all marketing and business development activities for Sysmex America and will play an expanded role championing marketing activities for Sysmex globally. Taylor has more than 20 years of experience with leading clinical diagnostic companies and health service organizations in the US and Europe. He is a member of American Association of Clinical Chemistry.

Degnan will lead the sales, technical service, and operations functions for the Americas. Degnan, who has nearly 25 years of experience in clinical diagnostics, joined Sysmex in 2006 as VP of sales. He has led Sysmex America’s US sales and support efforts to successive plan achievement in four consecutive years, expanding the company’s market share position.

Both Taylor and Degnan will be located at Sysmex America’s headquarters in Mundelein, Illinois.

Source: Sysmex America, Inc