Global Leadership Team

  • Kevin Thornal, Division President, Cynosure

    Kevin Thornal

    Division President, Cynosure

    Kevin Thornal joined Hologic in August 2014 as Vice President, Customer Experience, Field Service and Clinical Applications for the Breast and Skeletal Health division. He transitioned to Vice President, Breast & Skeletal Health for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region in early 2016, and was promoted to President of our Cynosure division in July 2017. Prior to joining Hologic, Kevin worked at Stryker from 2004 to 2014 in positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, and mergers and acquisitions. Throughout his career, Kevin has established a track record of leading businesses that deliver strong growth and commercial excellence. Before joining the medical technology industry, Kevin played professional football, including a short stint with the Atlanta Falcons. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and minors in English and Secondary Education from Southern Methodist University.

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  • Erik Anderson, Vice President of Sales, Cynosure

    Erik Anderson

    Vice President of Sales, Cynosure

    Erik joined Hologic’s Breast & Skeletal Health Division in 2014 as Regional Sales Manager in the Upper Midwest where his team exceeded 20% revenue growth winning back to back Region of the Year Awards. Erik was promoted to Area Business Director where he managed the Central US while also responsible for implementing new initiatives that drove significant BSH portfolio and cross-divisional revenue for Hologic. Prior to joining Hologic, Erik was the US Commercialization Director at ImpediMed, Inc. where he focused US sales, strategy in oncology guidelines and patient advocacy. Before ImpediMed, Erik was a highly successful Sales Representative, Sales Manager, and a leader of the Marketing and Innovation advisory boards at Stryker Instruments where he was involved in cross divisional IDN strategy and new product launches in orthopedic cutting accessories. Erik has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Iowa State University where he was a 4 year letter winner and Captain of the football team.

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  • James Boll, VP, R&D

    James Boll

    VP, R&D

    James Boll joined Cynosure in 1993 and has held various positions from Program Manager, Director of New Product Development, Vice President of Engineering and currently Senior Vice President of New Product Development. His career began in 1983 working for Wellman Labs supporting research concentrated on laser-tissue interactions. Jim then went into industry to run government and academic laser development programs before transitioning back to medical laser development for Candela and Laserscope. Jim has consistently worked at the front lines interfacing between physicians and technical groups applying optical and radiofrequency sources along with their delivery systems to many different medical specialties. Jim has a Master’s of Engineering from Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute and bachelor’s from Boston University, both in biomedical engineering.

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  • Eric Brown, Senior VP - Engineering

    Eric Brown

    Senior VP - Engineering

    Eric joined Cynosure in 2010 as VP of Product Engineering. Eric started his career with Johnson & Johnson’s Codman Division developing neurosurgical equipment and instrumentation. He also ran Smith & Nephew’s Sports Medicine Capital R&D team developing disposable arthroscopic shaver blades, fluid management equipment and control systems. At Kopin Corporation, Eric led a Process Engineering team responsible for high volume production of GaAs Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors via metalorganic chemical vapor deposition. Eric earned a BS in Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering from WPI.

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