Thierry Peillon was named VP, international healthcare business for AirInSpace (Sterling, Virginia). Peillon previously was country sales director for Medtronic's diabetes business. AirInSpace makes mobile devices to control airborne biological-resistant particles.

Tom Kouchoukos has been added to the equity research department of Stifel Nicolaus (St. Louis), joining Greg Simpson in coverage of the medical device sector. Kouchoukos, who will be based in Minneapolis, has more than eight years of industry experience. Stifel Nicolaus said it now has six senior healthcare research analysts covering more than 65 companies.