EOS imaging, based in Paris, has announced the appointment of Pierre Schwich as chief financial officer (CFO), effective immediately.
The company also appointed Mike Lobinsky to the newly created position of president, North America. In this position, Lobinsky will report to Marie Meynadier, CEO, and will be responsible for the company’s North America business, with all North American functions reporting directly to him.
Schwich brings more than 20 years of experience in financial management at high growth, public, and private companies in the healthcare and technology sectors. Before joining EOS Imaging, he was CFO of Pharnext, where he successfully led the company’s initial public offering. He was previously financial and legal director of Oceasoft, a company specialized in connected sensors, and CFO of Cellectis where he contributed to a private placement with U.S. investors. Pierre was also Deputy CEO, in charge of finances, of Genesys Conferencing.
After graduating from the MinesParisTech Engineering School, Pierre began his career in the industrial sector (Corning, Danone, Hewlett-Packard) before turning to private equity, as investment director at 3i, then general secretary of Siparex. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, LBO and business transfer operations, along with financial and administrative team management.
Prior to joining EOS imaging, Lobinsky served as U.S. vice president of sales and implementation in the robotics division at Smith & Nephew, which he joined through its 2016 acquisition of Blue Belt Technologies. At Blue Belt, he served as vice president of sales, leading all sales-related activities for the company’s Navio surgical system, which provides robotics-assistance in knee replacement surgery. From 2006 to 2013, Lobinsky served in roles of increasing responsibly at BioMedix Vascular Solution, most recently as vice president of sales and marketing. He has also held sales and marketing positions at Stryker Imaging, BrainLAB, and Ceramco (Division of Dentsply).
“I am delighted to join EOS imaging,” says Lobinsky. “The company is uniquely positioned with its portfolio of innovative solutions that specifically addresses unmet needs in orthopedic imaging. EOS imaging has achieved significant inroads in North America and has an exceptional opportunity for continued growth in this market.”
Lobinsky received a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration from University of Wisconsin – River Falls.