October 02, 2014 12:29 AM ET

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Company Overview of Nihon Kohden America, Inc.

Company Overview

Nihon Kohden America, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes medical electronic equipment for patient monitoring, sleep assessment, neurology, and cardiology. It offers patient monitors, electroencephalographs, evoked potential and electromyograph systems, electrocardiographs, defibrillators, and hematology analyzers. The company also provides urology, respiratory care, anesthesiology, emergency care, sports medicine, and rehabilitation. It sells its products through distributors internationally. Nihon Kohden America, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is based in Foothill Ranch, California. The company has subsidiaries in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Nihon Kohden America, Inc. opera...

90 Icon Street

Foothill Ranch, CA 92610

United States

Founded in 1979





Key Executives for Nihon Kohden America, Inc.

Chief Operating Officer
Chairman of Nihon Kohden Corp and Chief Executive Officer of Nihon Kohden Corp
President of Nihon Kohden Corp and Chief Operating Officer of Nihon Kohden Corp
Vice President of Patient Monitoring
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Nihon Kohden America, Inc. Key Developments

Nihon Kohden America Announces Executive Appointments

Nihon Kohden America announced the appointment of two new executive staff positions. The company has named Dr. Wilson Constantine as COO and appointed Mike Dashefsky global strategic marketing executive. These new positions were created due to the company's rapid expansion and growth, and will aid in the development of strategic initiatives that further the company's commitment to helping hospitals meet their clinical and financial challenges -- while providing better patient outcomes. As COO, Dr. Constantine will manage all corporate operations for Nihon Kohden America, including strategic management initiatives, planning, sales and marketing strategy and overseeing operational efficiencies. Dr. Constantine has over two decades of experience in the fields of medicine and medical devices, having most recently served as president and CEO for Monarch Medical Technologies. In his new role, Dashefsky, who first joined the company in 2001, will focus on developing branding, marketing and sales strategies for Nihon Kohden America's patient monitoring business -- both in the United States and internationally. In his previous position with Nihon Kohden America, Dashefsky helped to establish the company's reputation for providing exceptional service, clinical support and product quality.

Nihon Kohden America, Inc. Expands into New Facility

Nihon Kohden America, Inc. has just completed the expansion of its North American operations into a state-of-the-art, built-to-spec facility located in the heart of Irvine's Technology Corridor. The company's new, 51,000-square foot facility has enabled the hiring of additional staff to support the company's growth plans, and includes a showroom that will display solutions from all of its product lines including monitoring, neurology and cardiology. In addition, the new location features a cutting edge training center that will host regular customer education and training sessions.

Nihon Kohden America Wins Contract for Patient Monitoring Systems

Nihon Kohden America has been awarded a maximum $27,579,330 modification (P0006) exercising the second one-year option period on a base contract (SPM2D1-12-D-8300) with eight one-year option periods for patient monitoring systems, subsystems, accessories, consumables, spare and repair parts, and training. Location of performance is California with an October 30, 2014 performance completion date. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2014 through fiscal year 2015 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.

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