NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Hologic today named former Stryker executive Stephen MacMillan as its president and CEO, replacing Jack Cumming less than five months after Cumming returned for a second stint as head of the company.

MacMillan also was named to Hologic's board. Separately, the company also named Jonathan Christodoro and Samuel Merksamer, both of whom are managing directors at Icahn Capital, to its board.

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