GE Healthcare has appointed Anne LeGrand as vice president and general manager of the company’s global X-ray business.

Mrs LeGrand joins GE Healthcare from Philips Healthcare, where she was senior vice president and general manager of ultrasound business unit, a $1bn business.

Prior to Philips, Mrs LeGrand held a corporate officer position at Eastman Kodak as vice president and general manager of Output Systems and Mammography Solutions in Kodak’s Health Imaging Sector. She also held positions with Kodak as regional general manager, Greater Asia Region for Health Imaging, with responsibility for the entire medical business across 22 countries.

Omar Ishrak, senior vice president of GE, president and CEO of GE Healthcare Systems, said: “With more than 25 years of experience in the medical imaging industry, Anne’s business acumen, deep global experience, and strong operational focus provide the skill set we need to drive the X-Ray business beyond traditional boundaries and deliver unique solutions to our customers.”