Verathon Announces the Addition of Sujit Kumar As Vice President & General Manager, Imaging and Scanning Solutions
July 15, 2014 (Bothell, WA) – Verathon® Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of imaging and respiratory medical device solutions, today announced the appointment of Sujit Kumar as Vice President & General Manager for the company’s Imaging & Scanning Solutions business group.
Sujit has over 20 years of global experience in diverse business settings, including medical ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging and healthcare software applications.
With leadership roles in companies such as Philips Healthcare, GE Healthcare, and General Motors, Sujit also has a deep background in healthcare device development, sales, commercialization, and product launches.
Sujit takes over the Verathon product portfolio that includes BladderScan® and other imaging technology. BladderScan is widely recognized as the market leader in portable 3D ultrasound instruments. Its portfolio of devices provide accurate data to aid in the diagnosis of common urological conditions, assess urinary retention, help prevent unnecessary catheterization, and to reduce rates of catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI).
Sujit holds BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering, as well as an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Verathon is a global medical device company focused on supporting customers by being their trusted partner, delivering high-quality products that endure over time and ensure clinical and economic utility. Two areas where Verathon has significantly impacted patient care, and become the market leader in each, are bladder volume measurement and airway management. The company’s BladderScan portable ultrasound and GlideScope video laryngoscopy systems effectively address unmet needs for healthcare providers and meaningfully raise the standard of care for patients. Verathon, a subsidiary of Roper Technologies, is headquartered in Bothell, Washington, and has international subsidiaries in Canada, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.verathon.com.
About Roper Technologies
Roper Technologies is a diversified technology company and is a constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and the Russell 1000 indices. Roper provides engineered products and solutions for global niche markets, including software information networks, medical, water, energy, and transportation. Additional information about Roper is available on the company’s website at www.ropertech.com.
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