Analogic chair, founder steps down; Voboril appointed
Analogic has appointed Edward F. Voboril to succeed founder Bernard M. Gordon as chairman of the board of directors.

Gordon, who chaired his final annual meeting of stockholders on Jan. 28, was chairman from 1969-2004 and 2006-2007, according the Peabody, Mass.-based company.

Analogic also said that Gerald L. Wilson, MD, a board member since 1980, has succeeded John A. Tarello as vice chairman of the board.

The elections were announced in Analogic’s annual proxy statement, filed Dec. 17, 2007, and confirmed at Monday’s board meeting.

Voboril, 65, has served on the Analogic board since 1990, and serves on the audit, and the nominating and corporate governance committees, the company said. Voboril is currently chairman of the board of directors of Greatbatch, a developer and manufacturer of critical components for implantable medical device, and previously also served as president and CEO the company, according to Analogic.