Medical technologies company Aethon, Pittsburgh, has named Kevin Newton vice president of operations and quality assurance.
Newton most recently served as vice president of global quality systems for North Canton, Ohio-based Diebold, which produces security and fraud software. He has more than 30 years of experience in product development, quality assurance and continuous process improvement, according to a news release from Aethon. In the newly created position, Newton will lead Aethon's manufacturing, quality improvement and purchasing initiatives and will assist in product development, according to the release.
Aethon produces an automated medication-documentation system for use by pharmacies as well as robots that can deliver meals, medicine and supplies throughout a hospital. Newton's age was unavailable at deadline.