• Eastman Kodak (Rochester, New York) has named two vice presidents in health solutions-related units. David Kiser has been named director and vice president, health, safety and environment, and Anne LeGrand general manager, output systems and mammography solutions in Kodak's Health Group. Kiser joined the company in 1981, and today leads Kodak's global emphasis on sustainability and health, safety and environmental stewardship as director since 2004. LeGrand joined Kodak in 1999 and assumed her current position in January. She previously worked as regional business general manager, greater Asia region, for Health Imaging, with responsibility for the business across 22 countries. She also was regional business general manager, EAMER for Health Imaging. In October 2005, she became general manager, digital output systems, Health Group.

L. David Tomei, PhD, co-founder of Xenomics (New York), has been appointed CEO of the company. Tomei will remain in his post as co-chairman. He replaces former CEO Randy White, PhD, who has left the company to pursue other interests. The company said the appointment of Tomei to the senior management position is the latest step in its strategic plan to commercialize its Transrenal-DNA (Tr-DNA) technology as a basis to develop a suite of non-invasive, DNA-based diagnostic tests for a range of major diseases, genetic disorders and other serious healthcare conditions. Tr-DNA can be obtained through urine samples.

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