Toshiba Names MR Business Unit Director

Toshiba Names MR Business Unit Director

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Continuing its focus on meeting customer needs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. named Beverly Plost director, MR Business Unit. Plost will be responsible for implementing strategic marketing plans to drive growth and profitability of Toshiba’s MR product line. Plost will also interface with Toshiba’s global business unit at Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC) in Japan to communicate the needs and requirements of the U.S. market.

“Beverly Plost offers 20 years of experience in the medical imaging industry with effective marketing strategies in implementing and orchestrating initiatives that have a direct result to a company’s bottom line,” said Nancy Gillen, vice president, Marketing, Toshiba. “Beverly’s knowledge of imaging products and strong, proven leadership make her a valuable asset to the Toshiba organization.”

Plost’s career includes positions in marketing strategy, product development, sales and cross-functional teams in the medical imaging field. Most recently, Plost held the position of director, Strategy and Program Development, CT Marketing Business, at Philips Healthcare in the U.S. Prior to that, Plost was district MRI product support sales specialist and eventually became global manager, Ultrasound Business Unit, for Siemens Healthcare. Plost has a Bachelor of Science in business management and marketing from Oklahoma State University.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at .

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba.

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit Toshiba’s website at .

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