R. Scott Jones was named as president/CEO of Cantel Medical (Little Falls, New Jersey). Jones, most recently serving as president/CEO of Symphony Health Services, succeeds James Reilly, who is retiring after serving as president/CEO since 1989. Cantel is a provider of infection prevention and control products.

Robert Khederian, chairman of the board of Cambridge Heart (Bedford, Massachusetts), has been named interim president/CEO of the company. The appointment comes following the resignation of Jeffery Langan as president/CEO, and a member of the board. Khederian is a majority shareholder and has served as a director of the company since 2002.In addition, Ali Haghighi-Mood, PhD has been promoted to serve as executive VP and COO, and Laurence Blumberg, MD, a member of the board, has been appointed to serve as VP of business development. Cambridge Heart develops products for the non-invasive diagnosis of cardiac disease, particularly the identification of at-risk sudden cardiac arrest.

• Safeguard Scientifics (Wayne, Pennsylvania) reported that Christopher Davis resigned from his position as executive VP and chief administrative and financial officer. On an interim basis, Stephen Zarrilli, co-founder of the Penn Valley Group, has joined the company as acting CFO until a permanent replacement is named. Safeguard Scientifics builds high-growth, revenue-stage information technology and life sciences businesses.