Mr David Pacitti (Photo courtesy: David Pacitti's LinkedIn)
Siemens Healthcare has appointed Mr David Pacitti as president of Siemens Medical Solutions USA and Head of Siemens Healthcare's North America Regional Organization, effective October 19. Mr Pacitti succeeds Dr Gregory Sorensen, who served as president and CEO of Siemens Healthcare North America from 2011- 2015.
Mr Pacitti will be responsible for leading the marketing, sales, service, and support functions for Siemens Healthcare in the US with additional oversight of Canada, across the entire Healthcare portfolio including medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, therapy solutions, and services. He will be based at the US headquarters.
"Mr David Pacitti's leadership experience at Abbott and his deep healthcare industry experience will greatly benefit Siemens as we look to strengthen our vision for the Healthcare business. I am honored to welcome him to Siemens Healthcare," said Dr Bernd Montag, Global CEO of Siemens Healthcare.
Mr Pacitti comes to Siemens Healthcare from Abbott Vascular where he served as senior VP of the US Commercial, Sales, Marketing and Operations from 2013-2015. In this position, and as a member of the Senior Executive Staff, he ran Abbott Vascular's business in North America. Prior to this, Mr Pacitti was VP of Abbott's Commercial Operations from 2009-2013. He joined Abbott Vascular after spending 14 years at Guidant Corporation.