GE adds Blackwood to quality leadership team

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GE Healthcare has appointed Liz Blackwood to its quality team as senior vice president, global quality assurance. Blackwood brings nearly 20 years of experience driving product and process quality improvements within the medical device industry, according to GE.

Blackwood will continue to architect the company’s quality management system and will partner with GE’s regulatory affairs team to monitor regulatory requirements, as they are added into business practices, the company said.

Prior to joining GE, Blackwood served as vice president of quality and compliance for Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon-Endosurgery division and as vice president, quality, regulatory and medical affairs at Johnson & Johnson’s LifeScan division. Before joining Johnson & Johnson, Blackwood served as quality assurance director at Boston Scientific, GE said.