May 24, 2007—Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc, Stamford, Conn, announced today the promotion of Bob Cooke to vice president of network business management. Formerly the company’s executive director of marketing and product management, Cooke will now lead the global Synapse PACS business.

"Bob brings a great deal of experience, strategic thinking, and valuable industry knowledge and relationships to this position," said Makoto Kawaguchi, president and CEO of Fujifilm Medical Systems. "We are confident that through Bob’s leadership we will further enhance our Synapse PACS business both in the US and globally."

Cooke joined Fujifilm in 2003 as executive director of marketing for network systems after working as vice president and global general manager for the PACS business of Agfa Healthcare, Greenville, SC.

—Cat Vasko