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People news: ConMed adds Aronson to board of directors

UTICA, N.Y. — ConMed Corp. (NASDAQ: CNMD), a Utica–based manufacturer of surgical devices, announced that it has added Martha Goldberg Aronson to its board of directors.

Aronson most recently served as executive VP and president of global healthcare at Minneapolis–based Ecolab, Inc., where she oversaw the company’s global healthcare division with revenue of about $600 million. She also served as a member of Ecolab’s executive committee. Aronson previously was president, North America at Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., where she oversaw all aspects of a $1 billion business. Prior to Hill-Rom, Aronson spent 18 years at Medtronic, Inc., where she was also a member of the executive committee.

“We are pleased to welcome Martha to our Board of Directors,” Mark Tryniski, chairman of ConMed’s board, said in a news release. “We look forward to leveraging her years of diversified health care experience, financial management, and international expertise to help ConMed deliver on a myriad of opportunities within its key markets.”

Aronson received her MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College.

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