Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc. Announces the Resignation of its Chief Operating Officer.Business Editors
CLARENCE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 1, 2004
Wilson Greatbatch Wilson Greatbatch (born September 6 1919) is an inventor who advanced the development of early implantable cardiac pacemakers. He is a graduate of Cornell University and the University at Buffalo. Greatbatch is often miscredited as the inventor of the pacemaker as a whole. Technologies, Inc. ("WGT WGT Weight
WGT World Games Tour
WGT World Gamemaster Tournament ") (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :GB) announced today that its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. , Jose JOSE Jealous One's Still Envy (song)
JOSE Joint Optics Structures Experiment E. Almeida, has resigned to accept an executive position with his previous employer, Tyco Healthcare Tyco Healthcare was the former healthcare division of Tyco International Ltd. On June 29, 2007 it became a wholly independent publicly traded company named Covidien Ltd. .
Edward F. Voboril, WGT's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer said, "While I am sorry to see Joe leave, I am grateful to him for his many significant contributions and I wish him success in his future endeavors. We are well positioned to continue the significant progress in the operational excellence initiatives that Joe championed."
Joe Almeida said, "I'm grateful for the opportunity I've had to work with the management team over the past year. Many significant operational enhancements have been implemented which will continue to benefit WGT in the future. I will miss the people and culture of WGT as I move on to the next phase of my professional career."
On an interim basis, the operational leadership team that reported to Joe Almeida will report directly to Mr.Voboril. Pursuant to discussions with the WGT Board of Directors, the Company is exploring organizational alternatives.
About Wilson Greatbatch Technologies
Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc. is a leading developer and manufacturer of critical components used in implantable medical devices and other technically demanding applications. Additional information about the company is available at www.greatbatch.com.