Who's News in Sales and Marketing

<b>Medsphere Taps Business Development VP</b><br clear="none" /> Medsphere, a provider of open-source electronic health records (EHR), has announced the appointment of Walter Groszewski as vice president of business development. Groszewski most recently served as IBM's global sales executive.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>SRU Biosystems Fills Sales Roles</b><br clear="none" /> SRU Biosystems has added two senior sales executives, Jane Clark and Rick Loomis, to its North American division. Clark was most recently senior sales executive with VisEn Medical, while Loomis previously served as director of industrial sales at Lonza.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Empirix Names Two New Marketing VPs</b> <br clear="none" /> Empirix, a provider of service quality assurance solutions for new IP communications, has announced two executive hires. Fred Sammartino has been appointed vice president of marketing and product management for the company's service assurance business unit, while Timothy Moynihan has been named vice president of marketing for the contact center solutions business unit. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Quanstrom Joins Sorenson Media</b><br clear="none" /> Sorenson Media has named Eric Quanstrom vice president of marketing and strategy. Previously, Quanstrom served as vice president of consumer marketing and business development at SightSpeed.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Astellas Makes Marketing Appointment</b><br clear="none" /> The U.S. affiliate of pharmaceutical company Astellas recently named Walt Johnston vice president of marketing. Prior to joining Astellas, Johnston worked at Pfizer, most recently as national sales director for Vista Rx. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Harwin Appoints Sales Manager</b><br clear="none" /> Harwin, a manufacturer of connector systems, has announced the appointment of David Timmons as Western regional sales manager. Timmons has previously held technical support positions at both connector manufacturers and electronics production companies.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Perry Named to e4e Role</b><br clear="none" /> e4e Healthcare Services has selected Michelle K. Perry as director of business development. Before joining e4e, Perry was regional sales manager at San Solutions Corporation.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Ryan Joins Motricity Executive Team</b><br clear="none" /> Motricity, a provider of mobile data solutions and services, has announced the appointment of Jim Ryan as chief strategy and marketing officer. Ryan previously served as vice president of consumer data services for AT&T Mobility.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Apogee Fills Business Development Spot</b> <br clear="none" /> Apogee Interactive, a provider of Web-based energy software to electric and gas utilities, has named Andrew Schechter regional manager of business development. Schechter joins Apogee fresh off a 10-year tenure at ExchangeBlvd.com.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Sullivan Named TimePayment VP</b><br clear="none" /> TimePayment, a subsidiary of MicroFinancial, has appointed Mark Sullivan vice president of sales. Sullivan brings 25 years of experience in banking and leasing to TimePayment.