News | Radiology Business | July 09, 2024

Bracco and Blue Earth Diagnostics have announced the appointment of Marco Campione as new CEO, effective immediately. Campione succeeds David Gauden, D. Phil., who will assume the role of CEO of Bracco subsidiary Blue Earth Therapeutics, according to a company statement, which noted the executive appointments were designed to optimize growth and industry leadership for both Bracco companies.

Bracco and Blue Earth Diagnostics has announced the appointment of Marco Campione as new CEO, effective immediately. Campione succeeds David Gauden, D. Phil., who now assumes the role of CEO of Bracco subsidiary Blue Earth Therapeutics.

Bracco and Blue Earth Diagnostics has announced the appointment of Marco Campione as new CEO, effective immediately. Campione succeeds David Gauden, D. Phil., who now assumes the role of CEO of Bracco subsidiary Blue Earth Therapeutics. Image courtesy: Getty Images


July 9, 2024 — Bracco and Blue Earth Diagnostics, a Bracco company and recognized leader in the development and commercialization of innovative PET radiopharmaceuticals, has announced the appointment of Marco Campione as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), reporting to Bracco Imaging CEO Fulvio Renoldi Bracco. Campione also joins the Blue Earth Diagnostics Ltd. Board of Directors and will serve as Vice Chair of the Blue Earth Diagnostics Inc. Board of Directors. Dr. David Gauden, a co-founder of Blue Earth Diagnostics and with the company since 2014, assumes the role of full-time CEO of Bracco subsidiary Blue Earth Therapeutics. The changes reflect a carefully planned strategy to drive continued growth, development and opportunity for both companies and Bracco.

Marco Campione brings more than 25 years of experience from GE HealthCare, where he most recently served as Executive Director and Global Head of Contrast Media, General Manager Pharmaceutical Diagnostics North America and President GE HealthCare Inc., according to a written statement announcing the appointment.

“I congratulate Marco Campione on this CEO appointment and we look forward to drawing upon his strategic, operational and broad general business expertise as we increase our global leadership throughout the diagnostic radiopharmaceutical industry,” said Fulvio Renoldi Bracco, CEO of Bracco Imaging. He added, “Marco joins the Bracco Group at a transformative point in our evolution, as the company matures, broadens its horizons globally and expands its commercial presence…I also want to take this opportunity to recognize the many contributions of David Gauden in advancing the success of Blue Earth Diagnostics, and I wish him the best of success in now leading Blue Earth Therapeutics as its full-time CEO.”

“I am excited and honored to assume the role of CEO at Blue Earth Diagnostics,” said Campione in the written statement released today. “The Company is a recognized leader throughout the nuclear medicine and oncology communities, having a strong reputation grounded in successful innovation, execution and dedicated service on behalf of patient health,” he added.

Blue Earth Diagnostics, an indirect subsidiary of Bracco Imaging S.p.A., is a growing international molecular imaging company formed in 2014 which develops and commercializes positron emission tomography (PET) radiopharmaceuticals for use in imaging and therapy, according to a company statement.

Bracco Imaging S.p.A., part of the Bracco Group, is a global diagnostic imaging provider, headquartered in Milan, Italy, which develops, manufactures and markets diagnostic imaging agents and solutions. It offers a product and solution portfolio for all key diagnostic imaging modalities: X-ray imaging (including Computed Tomography-CT, Interventional Radiology, and Cardiac Catheterization), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS), and Nuclear Medicine through radioactive tracers and novel PET imaging agents to inform clinical management and guide care for cancer patients in areas of unmet medical need. The company reports that in 2019 Bracco Imaging enriched its product portfolio by expanding the range of oncology nuclear imaging solutions in the urology segment and other specialties with the acquisition of Blue Earth Diagnostics, and in 2021, Bracco Imaging established Blue Earth Therapeutics as a separate, cutting-edge biotechnology vehicle to develop radiopharmaceutical therapies.

More information: www.braccoimaging.com


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