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Antoine Bara

Antoine Bara

General Manager of SuperSonic Imagine and General Manager France at Hologic

Antoine Bara joined Hologic in 2018 and took charge of French operations in January 2019 to develop the group's activities. In February 2020, he was appointed General Manager of Supersonic Imagine. With more than 20 years of experience in the IT and health services sectors, mainly at Pharmagest Interactive, which he joined in 2010 to manage operations in the Rhone Alpes region and then in the Southwest & Occitania region from 2011. He was involved in the improvement of the commercial policy and the launch of new services for pharmacy groups. Antoine Bara is a graduate of the Institute of Business and Management.


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Michael Brock

Michael Brock, Chairman of the board of directors SuperSonic Imagine, appointed in November 2016, was the CEO of the Danish company BK Medical, a leader in ultrasound technology in the area of urology and surgery.

Mr. Michael Brock had been Managing Director and President of B-K Medical A/S at Analogic Corporation and served as its Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he served as President of GN Otometrics, a subsidiary of GN Resound A/S. In 1979, he joined Bruel & Kjaer, the original parent company of B-K Medical, where he headed the Sales & Marketing Group covering the entire Sound & Vibration segment. He was subsequently promoted to President of the Sound & Vibration Division and was later appointed President of the Environmental and Transducer Divisions as well. In 1997, Mr. Brock joined the GN Group as President of Madsen Electronics A/S, a smaller company within the Audiologic Measuring Equipment business. Under his aegis, the company developed into the world's leading manufacturer of diagnostic hearing and balance instrumentation and software. In 2001, Madsen Electronics was renamed GN Otometrics A/S, one of GN's four core business areas today.

Mr. Brock holds a Master of Science degree in Electronic Engineering, Acoustics, from the Technical University of Denmark.


Patricia Dolan

Patricia Dolan

Patricia Dolan has been practicing corporate law, with a focus on securities and governance, for over 20 years, advising on a wide range of U.S. and international legal matters facing global companies. 

She has been Vice President, Secretary of Hologic, Inc. since 2015.  At Hologic, she advises the Board and senior management on corporate governance matters, executive compensation, enterprise risk management and U.S. securities law compliance, among other things.  Prior to joining Hologic, she was Vice President, Securities Counsel and Assistant Secretary at Covidien plc (now Medtronic plc), handling corporate governance, U.S. securities law compliance, Irish corporate legal and reporting matters and treasury transactions, among other things.   Prior to working in-house, Patty was a partner at the law firm of Nixon Peabody LLP (formerly Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar) in Boston, Massachusetts.  While at Nixon Peabody, Patty had a year-long secondment at Telstra Corporation, the largest telecommunications company in Australia and, at the time, the largest public company in Australia. 

Patty holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Yale University and a Juris Doctor degree from Duke University School of Law.


Ghislaine Gueden

Ghislaine Gueden

Ghislaine Gueden has more than 36 years of operational experience with US group Xerox, a key player in technologies and services.

She held responsibilities in sales, finance, marketing and human resources. She joined the executive committee in 1999 as Marketing Director and as Human Resources Director in 2004. In 2010 she took over responsibility for development, remuneration and social benefits within the Human Resources Division at the European headquarters, in London.

In 2012, she was appointed President of Xerox France, where implemented a successful sales policy in a highly competitive environment and implemented great transformations by shifting the company from technologies towards services. Since 2018 she is a member of the Supervisory Board of GEREP, a brokerage and management firm in the field of social protection. She also developed a coaching and management consulting business targeted towards business leaders.

A graduate of the EDHEC Business School, Ghislaine is also a certified HEC coach.


Michealngelo Stefani

Michelangelo Stefani

Michelangelo F. Stefani is the VP, International Legal  for the Hologic group of companies, based in Brussels. In his current position, Mr.Stefani leads the international legal and compliance affairs of Hologic.

Before joining Hologic in 2016, Mr. Stefani held the position of VP Chief Compliance Officer, Channel Management at Medtronic, and VP & Chief International Counsel for the Covidien group of companies supporting the Emerging Markets President and his leadership team in the Emerging Market regions. Prior to Covidien, Mr. Stefani was EMEA General Counsel with the Tyco International group of companies. 

Mr. Stefani was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1995 and was a contract associate at the Morgan, Lewis & Bockius office in Brussels. 


John LaViola

John LaViola

John LaViola is Vice President of Business Development at Hologic and observer of the Board of Directors at SuperSonic Imagine.

John LaViola has been managing medical device research and development for over 35 years across a broad range of clinical disciplines in organizations ranging in size and complexity from early stage to global enterprises.

Since 2014, he has been Vice President, Business Development, and in 2018 assumed leadership for Strategic Innovation in Hologic’s Breast and Skeletal Health Solutions Division. As an executive on the Division Leadership Team, he advises senior executive management and directs cross-functional management on mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships and alliances, and technology strategies. Additionally, John advises and directs strategic marketing, technology innovation initiatives, and related matters in the Breast and Skeletal Health Solutions Division. Prior to his current role, John led and directed research and development (R&D) programs, resources, and operating expenses as Vice President, R&D from 2008; he had these same responsibilities as a Senior Director, R&D since 2002. In addition to leading numerous acquisition processes and partnerships for Hologic, he has been granted various United States and global patents for patient monitoring, diagnostic, and imaging inventions.

An executive advisory board member at Fairfield University’s School of Engineering, he is also serves on the board of directors for Ariane Medical Systems, Ltd. John holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut and a master’s degree from the University of New Haven.

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