Mark J. Forchette this month was named as the new president and CEO of Plymouth, Mich-based Delphinus Medical Technologies, manufacturer of the SoftVue breast imaging system. Delphinus Medical Technologies is backed financially by Arboretum Ventures and Beringea.

“The board of directors is delighted with Mark’s appointment as president and CEO,” said Paul McCreadie, managing director of Arboretum Ventures and chairman of the board of Delphinus. “He brings outstanding energy and leadership to Delphinus, a remarkable record of success, and a deep passion for introducing new technologies that improve the lives of many. Mark’s expertise and leadership bring a fresh trajectory to the organization that will benefit Delphinus greatly as we advance our regulatory and commercial objectives.”

SoftVue is a whole breast ultrasound system that utilizes a circular transducer technology to transmit and receive ultrasound signals. The system captures reflection echoes from all directions around the breast and gathers transmitted signals coming through the breast, offering a scan time of 1 to 2 minutes per breast.