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Hologic: Kevin Thornal, Jennifer Schneiders

Hologic announced the resignation of Kevin Thornal, president of Global Diagnostics Solutions, effective April 21. He joined Hologic in 2014 as VP of customer experience, field service, and clinical applications for its Breast and Skeletal Health division, and he is leaving to become the CEO of California-based medical device firm Nevro. Jennifer Schneiders, current VP of US sales and commercial excellence for Hologic's Diagnostics Solutions division, will assume the president role upon Thornal's departure.

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