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Hologic appoints Jack W. Cumming president and CEO

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Bedford, Mass., USA - Hologic, Inc., a developer, manufacturer and supplier of diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, announced that Jack W. Cumming has been named president and chief executive officer.

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Mr. Cumming served as Chief Executive Officer of Hologic from 2001 to 2009 and Chairman from 2002 to 2007 and then again from 2008 to 2011.

Mr. Cumming also served as the Company's President from July 2001 through September 2003.

Prior to July 2001, Mr. Cumming held the position of Senior Vice President and President, Lorad.

Before joining Hologic, Mr. Cumming served as President and Managing Director of Health Care Markets Group, a strategic advisory and investment banking firm that he founded in 1984.

Mr. Cumming succeeds Robert A. Cascella, who has stepped down. Mr. Cascella will serve as an advisor to Hologic through the end of November 2013.

Mr. Cascella has been one of Hologic's directors since June 2008. He has served as the company Chief Executive Officer since November 2009.

He joined Hologic in February 2003 as Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to President in September 2003.

Prior to joining Hologic, from 1998 to 2003, Mr. Cascella was a managing partner of CFG Capital LLC, an investment banking firm specializing in healthcare.

Prior to joining CFG Capital, from 1995 to 1998, Mr. Cascella was Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Finance for NeoVision Corporation, a developer of 3D ultrasound technology used for real-time guidance of interventional breast procedures.

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