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Toshiba Names Maria Piazza Director of Ultrasound Business Unit

Toshiba Names Maria Piazza Director of Ultrasound Business Unit

Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that Maria Piazza has been named director, Ultrasound Business Unit. In her new role, Piazza is responsible for developing and implementing strategic marketing plans that drive growth and profitability for the business unit. She will also work closely with the Global Business Unit at Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC) to communicate the needs and requirements of the U.S. market.

“We are confident that Piazza’s leadership will continue the momentum of the Ultrasound Business Unit, which has grown significantly in recent years and continues to introduce innovative technologies like the Aplio Platinum Series,” said Calum Cunningham, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Business Development, Toshiba.

Prior to joining Toshiba, Piazza held many senior marketing and business leader positions. She has served in several roles including CMO, Global Advertising & Promotions director, Global Marketing Operations director and MR Global Product Marketing manager, driving strategies for product development and marketing programs across GE Healthcare’s Global Businesses and Regions.

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit Toshiba’s website at

About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation’s website at

About Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical products and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future,” Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation” and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in a safe, secure and comfortable society.

Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit