The blood products and services company HemaCare Corp., Van Nuys, Calif., has appointed John Doumitt, 44, chief executive officer. Doumitt, formerly general manager of the companys transfusable-products division, has also been appointed to HemaCares board of directors, according to a news release.
Doumitt replaces Julian Steffenhagen, 65, who had been serving as interim CEO. Steffenhagen will continue as chairman of HemaCares board. -- by Shawn Rhea