MENTOR, Ohio, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STERIS Corporation (NYSE: STE) today announced that Timothy L. Chapman has been promoted to senior vice president and group president, Healthcare. Mr. Chapman joined the Company in January 2006, as senior vice president, Business Strategy. In his new role, Chapman replaces Charles L. Immel, who has decided to pursue other opportunities outside the Company.
Chapman, age 45, will report to Walt Rosebrough, president and chief executive officer, and will have responsibility for the Company's Healthcare segment, a leading provider of infection prevention and surgical equipment, consumables and services to customers such as acute care hospitals and outpatient surgical centers. Mr. Chapman will also retain responsibility for the Company's existing business strategy functions.
"We are very fortunate to have a top performer like Tim for such a significant role in the Company," said Walt Rosebrough, president and chief executive officer of STERIS. "Tim has considerable experience in healthcare, not only at STERIS, but across the industry and has a deep understanding of the market and our customers. I am confident that Tim will bring considerable perspective and leadership to his new role. Chuck Immel has made a number of contributions to STERIS Corporation over the past seven years and we all wish him the best in his career beyond STERIS."
During his time at STERIS, Mr. Chapman has had responsibility for
leading STERIS's strategic planning, business development and supply chain
management activities where he has established greater d
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