M. Thomas Boon to Lead Company into Next Phase of Growth and
CALGARY, Feb. 19 /CNW/ - IDC (Imaging Dynamics Company Ltd.) (TSX: IDL),
the global leader in digital radiography for image quality and value, today
announced the appointment of M. Thomas Boon as Chief Executive Officer. Mr.
Boon, who has 35 years of industry experience at companies such as AGFA
Corporation and Eastman Kodak Company, will lead IDC as it expands its
leadership position in hospitals, clinics and outpatient centers around the
"On behalf of the IDC Board of Directors, I am excited to welcome Tom
Boon, a leader of the highest caliber with an extensive and proven track
record in the medical imaging industry," said Chairman Jerry C. Cirino. "Tom's
experience in management, global sales, and marketing, and his success in
achieving profitable growth in international medical technology markets make
him uniquely qualified among the many candidates we considered for this
position," Cirino stated.
Most recently, Mr. Boon was Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing of
Del Medical Systems Group. There he revitalized and expanded the company's
distribution channels, and expanded the product portfolio, particularly in the
area of digital radiography (DR) solutions, resulting in profitable growth.
Prior to that, Mr. Boon held several senior sales and business unit management
positions for AGFA Corporation HealthCare during his eight-and-a-half-year
tenure with the company. His positions included General Manager of Western
Zone Sales, Vice President of U.S. Sales, and Vice President of Imaging
Systems. In his many capacities at the company, Mr. Boon migrated customers
from analog products to digital solutions, penetrated new markets for digital
radiography, implemented new sources of service revenue and developed key
partnerships and innovative selling models.
During his 22 years at Eastman Kodak Company, Mr. Boon held a variety of
positions including Vice President of Strategic Planning & Alliance
Development, Director of Marketing, and Product Line Manager. Mr. Boon also
has extensive experience in leading emerging growth companies.
"I couldn't be more enthusiastic about joining IDC," said Boon. He adds,
"I have seen first-hand the revolution that IDC's high-quality, affordable DR
systems have created in the medical diagnostic markets, domestically and
around the world. I am thrilled to be selected to lead such an innovative
company and steer its growth to generate the greatest value for customers and
Mr. Boon replaces Mr. Darryl Stein, who stepped down from the position of
President and CEO in December 2007. Mr. Stein resigned his position as
Director on the IDC Board of Directors and left the company earlier this
IDC (Imaging Dynamics Company) is a medical technology company and
innovative force in the fast-growing field of digital radiography (DR)
technology. IDC's X-Series of direct capture technology replaces conventional
film-based X-rays and provides a cost-effective alternative to cassette based
film or computed radiography (CR) systems.
Each IDC DR solution provides high resolution radiographic images in the
digital format required for today's electronic medical record networks, all
without the use of film, environmentally harmful chemicals, cassettes or
expensive imaging plates. In addition to its number one ranking for three
consecutive quarters for customer service by MD Buyline, IDC is the recipient
of the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award and is among the 2007
Deloitte Technology Fast 500, which ranks the fastest growing technology,
media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America.
IDC is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
You may also visit the IDC Web site: www.imagingdynamics.com.
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or predictions, or which relate to matters that are not historical facts are
forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve known and
unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause the actual results,
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quality and in volumes which satisfy market demand; the ability of IDC to
establish direct and indirect sales channels; the ability of IDC to establish
industry partnerships; IDC's ability to attract and retain key personnel; the
strength and breadth of IDC's patents; and other factors relating to general
economic conditions, specific industry conditions and IDC's particular
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