Sean McCormick was named marketing product manager of Advantica EyeCare (Clearwater, Florida). Most recently, McCormick was director of account services for Mind Inventions. Advantica EyeCare is a vision care plan provider to employer groups and health plan organizations.

Joe Ross was named VP of strategic initiatives at Axial Biotech (Salt Lake City). Previously, Ross was VP of global marketing for Stryker Biotech. Axial Biotech makes molecular diagnostic and motion preserving technologies in the spine care market.

Joe Beery has been named head of global information technology at Invitrogen (Carlsbad, California) has named. Most recently, Beery was US Airways senior VP and chief information officer. Invitrogen provides products and services that support academic and government research institutions and pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

• MedQuist (Mount Laurel, New Jersey) has named Peter Masanotti as its new CEO, effective Sept. 16. Masanotti most recently was managing director and global head of business process sourcing at Deutsche Bank. Also, MedQuist said that its board has elected John Jastrem, Colin O'Brien and Andrew Vogel as directors. Jastrem has been president/CEO of Exhibitgroup/Giltspur since 2006. O'Brien has been retired since 2001. Vogel is a managing member of ZM Capital. MedQuist is a medical transcription service organization.