VIDAR promotes Hart to president, CEO

VIDAR Systems, a provider of medical film digitizer technology, has named John E. Hart president and CEO.

Trevor Fennell, the current president and CEO, is retiring, according to the Herndon, Va.-based company.

VIDAR said that Hart joined the company in April 2007 as executive vice president of sales and marketing and was named chief operating officer in November 2007.

Prior to joining VIDAR, the company said that Hart was president and CEO of NiTi Medical Technologies, a late stage surgical products start-up company, and held general and senior management positions at Stryker Orthopaedics and U.S. Surgical, a division of Tyco Healthcare (now Covidien), including vice president and general manager at both