Congenica named David Atkins as CEO. Atkins has over 25 years’ experience as a global leader in a broad range of diagnostics and healthcare businesses. He has held senior positions in R&D, business development, operations and sales and marketing. Prior to joining Congenica, Atkins was CEO of Synevo. He previously served as global head of the advanced staining pathology business unit for Leica Biosystems. He also has over 20 years’ experience with Johnson & Johnson’s medical device and diagnostic businesses in R&D and business development.
CHF Solutions appointed Vitaliy Epshteyn as vice president of operations and engineering. Epshteyn brings 20 years of leadership, management and engineering experience, primarily in the medical device industry. Most recently, he served as chief technology officer and senior director of engineering of the medical business unit at TE Connectivity. Prior to that role, he held several leadership roles at St. Jude Medical where he led for the rapid development and commercialization of multiple product lines.