Long time, well known healthcare industry executive to start October 1
MENTOR, Ohio, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STERIS Corporation (NYSE: STE) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Walter M. Rosebrough Jr., 53, president and chief executive officer, effective October 1, 2007, and has elected Mr. Rosebrough to the Company's Board effective that date.
As announced previously, Les C. Vinney, 58, STERIS's president and chief executive officer since July 2000, will transition from this role on October 1, 2007 and thereafter continue to serve as a special advisor to the Company until his retirement in 2009.
Rosebrough has spent more than 20 years in the healthcare industry in a series of senior management positions. He served as president and chief executive officer of the Hill-Rom Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hillenbrand Industries, Inc. Hillenbrand is a leading, worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the healthcare industry, including patient support systems, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, and workflow information technology solutions.
Rosebrough was executive vice president of Hillenbrand, Inc. when, in
2000, he left the company to lead Vasocor, Inc., a Credit Suisse First
Boston- funded start-up healthcare company, as president and chief
executive officer. The company was focused on the development of a
non-invasive medical device to enable early detection of atherosclerosis.
Since early 200
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