CHICAGO, Nov. 26—TeraRecon today announced that its board of directors has appointed Robert James Taylor, PhD, as president, effective yesterday. Taylor also will continue to serve as the company’s chief operating officer. Motoaki Saito, M.D., Ph.D., who has served as president and chief executive officer for the 10 years since the company’s founding will remain as CEO and chairman of the board.
Taylor joined TeraRecon in February 2001 as executive vice president, with the initial responsibility of leading the company’s advanced visualization operations, under the brand Aquarius. In November, 2001, he was promoted with the additional role of chief operating officer, and has, in the 6 years since then, managed the complex operations of TeraRecon.