Interventional device developer Datascope has named Antonino Laudani, MD, as its chief operating officer (COO).
Prior to joining Datascope five years ago, Laudani worked for Tyco Healthcare Europe and Johnson & Johnson Medical, according to Datascope.
In other news, the Montevale, N.J.-based firm reported that Datascope Japan K.K. will manage its intra-aortic balloon pump business in Japan when Edwards Lifesciences, the current distributor, ceases business there at the end of the calendar year.
USCI Holdings, a Japanese medical-device distributor, will be responsible for sales distribution throughout Japan, the company said.