BD appoints Campion to Interventional segment president

Franklin Lakes-based Becton, Dickinson and Co., a global medical technology company, announced Wednesday it has appointed Simon Campion as executive vice president of BD and president, BD Interventional segment, effective Sept. 4.

Campion will report to Tom Polen, president of BD. He will be responsible for the performance of the three Interventional businesses.

“Simon is a proven leader with deep global experience, a demonstrated focus on results and unique insight and breadth across the BD Interventional segment,” Polen said. “He is well prepared to drive innovation and cultural initiatives across the Peripheral Intervention, Urology and Critical Care, and Surgery businesses, while continuing to deliver growth as we integrate these businesses into BD.”

Since the completion of the C.R. Bard Inc. acquisition, Campion has been worldwide president of the Surgery business. Before that, he led Bard’s Surgery business for five years. He joined Bard in 2008 from Cook Medical and began his career in R&D and marketing at Boston Scientific.