Evon Jones has joined Bausch & Lomb (B&L; Rochester, New York) as corporate vice president and chief information officer, responsible for all information technology services at the eye health company. Jones joins Bausch & Lomb from The Dial Corp., where he served since 2001 as senior vice president and CIO. He succeeds Marie Smith, who left B&L.

Retired Col. G. Michael Fitzpatrick, PhD, has been named chief operating officer of America's Blood Centers (ABC; Washington). Fitzpatrick, former director of the U.S. Armed Services Blood Programs Office, joined ABC in September 2003 as chief policy officer. He will retain those duties. Fitzpatrick has nearly 30 years of blood banking and biomedical experience. America's Blood Centers is North America's largest network of non-profit, community blood centers, with 75 blood centers operating more than 600 collection sites in 45 U.S. states and the province of Quebec. ABC provides nearly half of the U.S. volunteer donor blood supply and nearly one-quarter of Canada's.

• Compex Technologies (New Brighton, Minnesota) reported the death of John Maley, chairman of the board. Maley, 69, died after a long battle with cancer. He had served on the company's board since 1996 and had been chairman since 2001. Compex CEO Dan Gladney will assume the role of chairman until the March 10 meeting of the board of directors, when a new chairman will be elected. Maley had been chairman of Magister, a developer of consumer healthcare products, since 1995. Compex Technologies is a leader in the portable, home-use electrotherapy market.

Kelvyn Cullimore Jr. has been elected chairman of the board of Dynatronics (Salt Lake City), succeeding his father, Kelvyn Cullimore, a founder of Dynatronics who served as its chairman for 25 years. The former chairman is taking an 18-month leave of absence from the company to join humanitarian efforts in Asia. The younger Cullimore has been president and CEO of Dynatronics since 1992, previously serving as administrative vice president from 1988 to 1992 and as secretary-treasurer from 1983 to 1992. He has been a director of the company since its inception. The board also elected Terry Atkinson, the company's controller for the past 10 years, as CFO. Dynatronics manufactures medical devices, orthopedic soft goods and supplies, treatment tables and rehabilitation equipment.

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