BEDFORD, Mass.-- Former Stryker CEO Stephen MacMillan has been named to the top spot at Hologic and the medical device maker put two nominees of activist investor Carl Icahn on its board as part of a settlement Monday. The appointments of Jonathan Christodoro and Samuel Merksamer expand Hologic's board to 11 directors, with 10 of them independent.» Read More
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