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Waukesha, WI, United States, 2011/12/02 - Joining from Siemens, Richard Hausmann is a recognized leader in global healthcare with deep and extensive knowledge of MR - GEHealthcare.com. NYSE: GE
GE Healthcare announced today global industry leader Richard Hausmann will join GE Healthcare as General Manager of the company’s Magnetic Resonance (MR) business effective January 1, 2012.
“We are delighted to welcome Richard to GE,” said Tom Gentile, President and CEO, GE Healthcare Systems. “His track record of delivering innovative solutions to customers and developing cutting edge technologies that advance patient care fits perfectly with GE’s goals for the MR business.”
Hausmann joins GE Healthcare from Siemens AG Energy where he was most recently CEO of the company’s Smart Grid Applications and E-Mobility project. His 23-year career with Siemens includes the role of President and CEO Siemens China Limited and cluster CEO North Asia for five years. Additionally, Hausmann has a strong commercial background in healthcare, serving as President and CEO of the Siemens Healthcare CT business as well as Vice President of Marketing and Sales, CT. He has a history of leading successful commercial teams while also providing the technical background needed to run a healthcare modality.
Hausmann received his master’s degree and PhD in Physics before joining Siemens as an MR engineer in 1988. He then worked in Application Development for MR where he focused on Angiography and Fast Imaging Applications. In the following few years, he served in a variety of different roles including Director of Application Development, MR; Marketing Manager for the new MAGNETOM Open MR system; and Vice President of Marketing and Sales, MR.
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