Digirad Corporation (Digirad) has appointed Richard Slansky as chief financial officer (CFO) of the company, effective March 9, 2009. As CFO, Slansky replaces Interim CFO Todd Clyde. Slansky has over 25 years of experience as a CFO at both public and private companies. Slansky has served for the past six years as the president and CFO of SpaceDev, Inc. (Slansky). Prior to SpaceDev, Slansky served as interim CFO for Woodlands, Quick Strike Resources.

Slansky has also served as CFO at Path 1 Network Technologies, Inc, Nautronix, Inc, Alexis Corporation and Calbiochem-Novabiochem International (aka C-N Biosciences), all located in the greater San Diego, California. area.

Clyde said, “Richard has the breadth of background and expertise that will make him a key part of the Digirad executive team. His financial background and strong performance record of improving efficiency and supporting organizational growth will be critical as we progress toward consistent profitability and positive cash flow while further penetrating our markets. We look forward to welcoming Richard to the senior management team and to the positive contributions he will bring to the role.”

He received a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Arizona and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Slansky also completed select continuing education courses for the California Council for Quality and Service Board of Examiners, American Society of Quality Control’s ISO 9000 Implementation, San Diego State University’s Executive Challenge Program and the American Management Association’s Course for Presidents. He currently resides in Poway, California.