SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Accuray
Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of
radiosurgery, announced today that Vittorio
Puppo, M.D., has joined Accuray as General Manager of
the EIMEA (Europe India Middle East and Africa) region, effective May 17, 2010.
Prior to joining Accuray, Puppo worked for Covidien, a
healthcare device and supply company, where he served most recently
as the EMEA President of the Surgical Devices division, and as EMEA
President of the Imaging division. Prior to joining Covidien, Puppo
worked in a variety of roles at Amersham Health, an imaging
diagnostics and therapy company, which was later acquired by GE
Healthcare. During his career Puppo has worked and lived in Italy, UK, France and Switzerland.
“Vittorio Puppo‘s established
experience in the healthcare industry throughout Europe will help us lead teams to
continue to grow market share throughout this region,” said Euan S. Thomson, Ph.D., president and
chief executive officer of Accuray Incorporated. “We are very
excited to have him on board and see this as a major step toward
the success of our regional business model and worldwide expansion
of the CyberKnife System.”
Puppo will report to Accuray’s president and chief executive
officer, and will be fully responsible for leading finance, sales,
service and marketing for the EIMEA region.