Varex Imaging Corporation (Nasdaq: VREX) today announced that effective July 27, 2020, Shubham “Sam” Maheshwari has joined Varex as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), where he will lead the company’s finance and information technology organizations.
“We are excited to have Sam join the Varex team,” said Sunny Sanyal, President and Chief Executive Officer of Varex. “Sam brings to Varex more than 20 years of experience in finance with private and public high-tech companies, and his experience will be instrumental in leading Varex into its next stage of growth.”
Sam joins Varex from SiFive, Inc., a leading provider of hardware and software solutions for developing RISC-V based processors and semiconductor chips, where he served as CFO. Before SiFive, Sam served for six years as CFO, and later as CFO and COO, of Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO), a manufacturer of semiconductor process equipment. Previous notable positions include Senior Vice President, Finance for semiconductor company Spansion, Inc., where he helped lead the company through its restructuring and IPO in 2010, and more than 10 years in various senior positions, including Vice President of M&A and Corporate Controller, at KLA-Tencor Corp., a global semiconductor equipment company. Sam holds an MBA in Finance from Wharton, and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
“I am especially pleased to join Varex, a company with strong competitive advantages and growth potential. I look forward to applying my knowledge and financial experience to help Varex achieve its margin and profitability goals,” said Sam Maheshwari, Chief Financial Officer of Varex.
Sam replaces Clarence Verhoef, who announced in February that he would be retiring as CFO of Varex. In accordance with his Transition Agreement, Clarence will be continuing as a non-executive employee of Varex to ensure a smooth transition. “On behalf of all of us at Varex I want to thank Clarence for his 15 years of service with Varex and Varian Medical Systems, Inc., particularly over the last four years through the establishment and spinoff of Varex as an independent public company,” said Sanyal. “We thank Clarence for his leadership and wish him all the best.”
Varex Imaging Corporation is a leading innovator, designer and manufacturer of X-ray imaging components, which include X-ray tubes, digital detectors and other image processing solutions that are key components of X-ray imaging systems. With a 70+ year history of successful innovation, Varex’s products are used in medical imaging as well as in industrial and security imaging applications. Global OEM manufacturers incorporate the company’s X-ray sources, digital detectors, connecting devices and imaging software in their systems to detect, diagnose, protect and inspect. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Varex employs approximately 2,000 people located at manufacturing and service center sites in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information visit vareximaging.com.
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