Stephen Murray has been named head of manufacturing for DxS (Manchester, UK). Murray previously was quality control manager at Trinity Biotech. DxS makes companion diagnostics.

NewCardio (Santa Clara, California) reported the hiring of three key executives to complete the company's client services team. Greg Sadowski was named senior VP of client services, Kathleen Walsh VP of product management and Gilbert Molina director of corporate systems. Sadowski previously was senior VP of electronic patient reported outcomes at eResearchTechnology (eRT). Walsh also joins NewCardio from eRT, where she was VP of project management, while Molina most recently was IT manager there. NewCardio makes 3-D electrocardiography products.

HistoRx (New Haven, Connecticut) has named Kathleen Adams to the newly created position of VP of diagnostics marketing and has retained Stephen Chubb as a strategic advisor to the company. Previously, Adams was marketing director of new technology planning & research for Quest Diagnostics, while Chubb was founder/chairman/CEO of Matritech. HistoRx is a developer of tissue-based theranostic solutions.

Maureen "Mo" Zilly has been named to the newly-created position of director, federal affairs at Varian Medical Systems (Palo Alto, California). Zilly, who will work in Varian's recently established government affairs office in Washington, most recently served as director of government relations for the Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, where she focused on Medicare and FDA issues. Varian Medical Systems makes devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, and brachytherapy.