George Scangos, PhD, president/CEO of Exelixis (San Francisco), has been elected vice chairman of the California Healthcare Institute (CHI; La Jolla). CHI is a public policy research organization, representing California academic institutions, biotechnology, medical device, diagnostics and pharmaceutical firms.

Rajesh Suresh Sheth, MD, has been named managing director for India for Imaging Diagnostic Systems (IDS; Fort Lauderdale, Florida). Sheth is a radiologist, with more than 18 years of experience. IDS specializes in developing imaging devices for detecting breast cancer.

Stephen Wisenhunt was named VP of global sales and marketing for Resonant Medical (Montreal). Whisenhunt previously was VP of international sales at Xoft. Resonant Medical makes 3-D ultrasound image-guided adaptive radiotherapy products.