Naviscan names CEO Mirabella as board chairman
Naviscan PET Systems has named Paul J. Mirabella as chairman of the board, and added Abhi Acharya, MD, to its board of directors.

Mirabella joined Naviscan as president and CEO in July 2007 bringing 32 years of leadership experience in the diagnostic imaging industry, according to the San Diego-based company. Prior to joining Naviscan, the company said he held the position of president and CEO for the global diagnostic imaging division of GE Healthcare. 

Acharya has more than 30 years experience in the scientific and business aspects of the medical device field, Naviscan said. His primary focus is in U.S. and international device laws, regulations and clinical trial strategies, and he held numerous senior-level positions during his 16-year period beginning in 1977 at the FDA, the company said.