SynCardia taps Garippa as president
Michael Garippa, former president and CEO of TandemHeart, has been selected to serve as SynCardia Systems' new president.

Garippa will oversee the company’s clinical support, training, marketing and sales sectors, while Rodger Ford will continue to serve as the company’s CEO, according to the Tucson, Ariz.-based company.

Previously, Garippa also served as the president and CEO of Gateway HomeCare, was founder and CEO of Millennium HomeCare and PromptCare Companies and was a senior analyst for NYC Health and Hospitals.