Siemens Healthcare creates UK clinical products division for X-ray
21 Jan 2011
Siemens Healthcare has announced the creation of a new
Clinical Products division in the UK with a dedicated focus on
ultrasound and X-ray systems. The new division brings together
mammography, ultrasound, general X-ray, fluoroscopy, mobile X-ray and
urology imaging under one team to focus on growing market share.
David Wilkins has been appointed Divisional Director, bringing 28
years experience of X-ray engineering, sales and product management
to the role.
He said, "The newly established division is a clear indication of
Siemens’ commitment to further strengthen our focus in the
ultrasound and X-ray marketplace. Bringing together a range of
diagnostic imaging products with similar procurement and lifecycles
will give greater focus to drive market share upwards and explore
additional channels to market where appropriate."
To further enhance the new team, Siemens has announced the
arrival of Sanjay Srivastava as UK Ultrasound Business Manager.
Sanjay has over 18 years of experience in sales, distributor,
strategy and business management roles in the healthcare and medical
He started his career at Hitachi in India before managing a
cardiac ultrasound team at Hewlett-Packard, moving to Philips as a
territory manager and then to GE Healthcare as Women's Healthcare
Segment Leader. Sanjay originally graduated in Electrical
Engineering at the National Institute of Technology, Karnataka,
before doing a Masters in Biomedical Engineering at the Institute of
Technology, Banaras Hindu University. He is currently in the process
of completing his Executive MBA from the prestigious Cass Business
School in London and is due to be awarded the degree later this
“I am delighted to take the position of UK Ultrasound Business
Manager at Siemens Healthcare and look forward to positively
influencing product development,” said Sanjay Srivastava. “My
primary focus with the team is on strengthening existing customer
relationships as well as developing and building new opportunities
over the coming years.”
The management team of the newly created
Clinical Products Division at Siemens Healthcare. (Left to right):
Bernadette Leonard, Regional Sales and Clinical Applications Manager
for Ultrasound; Lynn Blackburn, Product Manager for Special
Products; David Wilkins, Divisional Director for Clinical Products;
Joanne McAuliffe, AXD Product Manager; and Sanjay Srivastava, UK
Ultrasound Business Manager.
The Clinical Products division will work alongside the Imaging
and Therapy division at Siemens Healthcare. The Imaging and Therapy
product portfolio includes MRI, CT, Angiography, Molecular Imaging
and Information Knowledge Management.