Fujifilm Sonosite Inc., Promotes Richard Fabian To President And Chief Operating Officer

August 06, 2018

BOTHELL, Wash., August 6, 2018 – FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc., specialists in developing cutting-edge, portable and point-of-care ultrasound solutions, today announced the promotion of Richard “Rich” Fabian to President and Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc.

“I am pleased to congratulate Rich on his promotion to President and Chief Operating Officer,” said Takaaki Ueda, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc. “Rich’s wealth of experience in sales, service, distribution, supply chain and manufacturing will be crucial to FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc.’s constant innovation of point-of-care ultrasound technology and improving patient lives.”

"It is a true honor and privilege to have the opportunity to lead the team that created point-of-care ultrasound, which has enabled clinicians to make an immediate impact on patient care for the past twenty years,” added Rich Fabian, President and Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc. “It is a remarkable legacy and I am excited for us to continue to innovate in a meaningful way based on the needs of our customers and the global markets."

In his new role as President and Chief Operating Officer, Rich will oversee all day-to-day operations of FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc., and work with Mr. Ueda to drive business growth and scale operations. Rich joined the company in January 2017, bringing more than 20 years of healthcare leadership experience. Previously, he served with Philips Healthcare for 15 years where he held various executive leadership roles and built high performing teams that consistently delivered strong business results. He earned his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business and a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan.

As a resident of Washington State for over two decades, Rich currently resides in Kirkland, Washington. He enjoys a healthy and active lifestyle and swims regularly with his U.S. Masters Swimming team.

To learn more about FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc., please visit: www.sonosite.com.

About Fujifilm

FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., is the innovator and world leader in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, and an industry leader in ultra high-frequency micro-ultrasound technology. Headquartered near Seattle, the company is represented by a global distribution network in over 100 countries. Sonosite’s portable, compact systems are expanding the use of ultrasound across the clinical spectrum by cost-effectively bringing high-performance ultrasound to the point of patient care. For more information, go to: www.sonosite.com.

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation in Tokyo, Japan, brings innovative solutions to a broad range of global industries by leveraging its depth of knowledge and fundamental technologies derived from photographic film. Its proprietary core technologies contribute to the fields of healthcare, graphic systems, highly functional materials, optical devices, digital imaging and document products. These products and services are based on its extensive portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic and imaging technologies. For the year ended March 31, 2018, the company had global revenues of $23.0 billion, at an exchange rate of 106 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to responsible environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.


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Lauren Geloso
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