Tarello succeeds founder Gordon at Analogic
Analogic Corp. on Monday announced that John A. Tarello will succeed Bernard M. Gordon as chairman of the company.

Tarello, 72, has been a member of the Analogic board since 1979 and was employed at Analogic for 30 years. He retired as Analogic's senior vice president, treasurer and CFO in 1999.

Gordon, 77, will remain a director of the company. He founded Analogic in 1967 and is known internationally for numerous inventions conceived by him and the engineering teams that he has led for more than five decades. These innovations include digital Doppler radar; the dot matrix computer display; the first high-speed analog-to-digital converters; digitization of music and video; the first fetal monitors; instant imaging computed tomography (CT) systems; quadrature-based beam phased-array ultrasound systems; and lightweight, mobile CT systems.