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GE Healthcare Appoints CTO for ImagingAmit Phadnis

Amit Phadnis has been appointed VP, CTO- Imaging, GE Healthcare. In this role, Amit will drive digitization, software and cross modality initiatives across the Imaging business. Amit joins GE from Cisco Systems where, most recently, he was the India Site Leader and SVP of Engineering for the Core Software Group. 

Former Salesforce CMO Joins Ford Motor’s Board of DirectorsLynn Vojvodich

Ford Motor Company announced the election of Lynn Vojvodich to the company’s board of directors. Vojvodich is a global technology executive who has built, grown and transformed businesses for more than 20 years. She works with venture capital firms as an advisor to pre-IPO and start-up companies. From 2013 to February 2017, Vojvodich was EVP and CMO of Salesforce. 

Sanofi Names Former CEO of Dassault Systems as Newest Board MemberBernard Charls

Sanofi appointed Bernard Charls as new independent Director. Charls has served since May 2016 as Vice-Chairman and CEO of Dassault Systems. He has been CEO of Dassault Systems since September 1995. He joined the company in 1983 and created the New Technology, Research and Strategy division, before being appointed Director for Strategy, Research and Development in 1988. Bernard Charl s is a member of the Academy of Technology (France) and of the National Academy of Engineering (United States).

Duke Energy Appoints Lead Director as New Chairman

Duke Energy's board of directors has unanimously elected lead director Ann Maynard Gray, 67, as its new Chair. Gray has been lead director since 2004 and a board member at Duke Energy or its predecessor companies since 1994. She is also a board member at The Phoenix Companies and has served on the boards of several other New York Stock Exchange companies. Gray was president of Diversified Publishing Group of ABC, a television, radio and publishing company, and prior to that held several senior financial positions at ABC. Gray will serve as lead director and chair-elect till late 2013, to ensure a smooth management transition.

Sempra Energy Elects CEO as Chair

Sempra Energy named CEO Debra L. Reed, 56, as chairman of the company, succeeding Donald E. Felsinger, 65, who is retiring after a 40-year career with the company. Reed was named Sempra Energy's CEO last year. Reed has worked for the Sempra Energy companies for 34 years. Prior to her appointment as CEO last year, she was EVP of Sempra Energy. Previously, she served as president and CEO of Sempra Energy's two largest subsidiaries, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas). She also was chief operating officer of the two utilities, after initially being appointed president of SDG&E. Reed first joined the company in 1978 as an energy systems engineer at SoCalGas.

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