Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) has named diagnostic imaging industry veteran, Lawrence Dentice, general manager, senior vice president and an officer of the company. Dentice has been Toshiba’s vice president, sales, since he joined the company in 2002. Former general manager, Edwin Lodgek, has left the company.
As general manager, Dentice will lead the full-line sales, marketing, service, and business operations teams as well as the ultrasound business unit. He will focus on helping the company strengthen its presence in the U.S. market, expand its market share and improve profitability.
Dentice joined Toshiba from Inphact Inc. in Nashville, a PACS information technology company, where he was vice president of sales and marketing. Prior to that, he worked for Picker/Marconi Medical Systems in Cleveland, from 1985 to 2001. As vice president of U.S. sales, he helped that company earn 13 percent year over year sales growth. Dentice also worked for GE Medical Systems from 1974 to 1985 in engineering service and sales.
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