• Aspect Medical Systems (Norwood, Massachusetts) said that Boudewijn Bollen will retire from his role as president of international operations in 1Q08. After this time, Bollen will serve on a part-time basis as a senior company advisor and will remain a member of the board of directors. Bill Floyd, VP of sales and marketing for Aspect, will work with Bollen throughout a transition period starting in Sept. 2007, and will be promoted to executive vice president of worldwide sales and marketing upon Bollen's retirement. Aspect specializes in brain monitoring technology.

Denny Steger has been named VP of regulatory affairs and reimbursement for PlaCor. Steger previously was head of the regulatory affairs group at Medical CV. PlaCor is a manufacturer of diagnostic tests.