November 6, 2008
Analogic Corporation Appoints Dr. Rolf Hupke President of China Operations
Jim Green, President and Chief Executive Officer of Analogic Corporation (NASDAQ: ALOG), announced today that Dr. Rolf Hupke has joined the Company as President of Analogic's China Operations and that Nathan Li has been appointed Director of China Business Development. Dr. Hupke will be based in Shanghai and develop service and manufacturing capabilities in China to support our growing customer base there. Mr. Li will focus on strengthening our existing customer relationships in the region and developing new sales opportunities.
Prior to his appointment, Dr. Hupke served as Vice President of Siemens Limited and Director of Corporate Quality Management, where he was responsible for strategic development within its healthcare division and for the implementation and control of global Siemens quality regulations for all business groups in China.
Dr. Hupke previously served as Director of Global Computed Tomography (CT) Marketing and Sales for Siemens, establishing the company's sales channels in China, and was later appointed CEO and President of Siemens Shanghai Medical Equipment, Ltd., where he created divisions for developing and manufacturing CT scanners, medical components, and X-ray and angiography equipment, as well as for customer service. Dr. Hupke holds a Diploma in Physics and earned a Doctor Rerum Naturalium in Theoretical Physics from the University of Erlangen in Germany.
Mr. Li most recently served as Sales Director of High Power Systems at Copley Controls Corporation, based in Canton, Massachusetts, acquired by Analogic in April 2008. Prior to that he served as Senior Technical Marketing Manager at Axsun Technologies, based in Billerica, Massachusetts. Mr. Li holds a Master of Science from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science from Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China.
Jim Green commented, "Dr. Hupke has exceptional business development experience in China. His knowledge will be invaluable in driving Analogic's growth in the region and will help us build strong relationships with customers and partners there. I am confident that he will do an outstanding job leading our China team. Nathan, who has a broad understanding of the medical equipment markets there, will enable us to pursue many opportunities in this fast growing medical imaging market."
Analogic Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced health and security systems and subsystems sold primarily to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). The Company is recognized worldwide for advancing the state of the art in Automatic Explosives Detection, Computed Tomography (CT), Digital Radiography (DR), Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Patient Monitoring, and Advanced Signal Processing. For more information, visit www.analogic.com.