SALT LAKE CITY, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Varex Imaging Corporation (Nasdaq: VREX) today announced it has appointed Shaohua Liang as Vice President and Managing Director for China. Liang reports directly to Sunny Sanyal, President and Chief Executive Officer of Varex Imaging.
In connection with this key appointment, Varex has consolidated all of its operations in China under the leadership of Liang, including the management of all sales and operational teams, as well as the shared responsibilities of corporate functions of Human Resources, Finance and Quality/Regulatory.
"I would like to welcome Liang to Varex Imaging. I believe his background and experience will be a tremendous asset to our organization and signal to the Chinese market and to our customers the significance and importance of our business in China for our future growth," said Sanyal. "The demand for X-ray imaging components, including CT, continues to grow and we see substantial opportunities for us to partner with OEMs to help them bring new imaging systems to market. Last year, we made good traction with some of the local Chinese OEMs and I expect that we will see a number of others become successful in bringing new systems using our components to market in the coming years."
Liang brings 35 years of extensive experience in management, manufacturing operations, services, and sales of healthcare equipment and components through his roles at Elekta Instruments, Draeger Greater China and Siemens Technology Development Company. Prior to this, Liang worked at the Bureau of Quality and Standard of State Food & Drug Administration of China (SFDA) and the China National Pharmaceutical Group Corp. (Sinopharm) in a variety of roles in China and internationally. Liang graduated from Zhejiang University with a Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering.
About Varex Imaging
Varex Imaging Corporation is a leading innovator, designer and manufacturer of X-ray imaging components, which include tubes, digital flat panel detectors and other image processing solutions that are key components of X-ray imaging systems. With a 65+ year history of successful innovation, Varex's components are used in medical imaging as well as in industrial and security imaging applications. Global OEM manufacturers of X-ray imaging systems use the company's X-ray sources, digital detectors, connecting devices and imaging software as components in their systems to detect, diagnose and protect. Varex employs approximately 1,900 people located at manufacturing and service center sites in North America, Europe, and Asia. Varex is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information about Varex, visit vareximaging.com.
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