Levitz Appointed Analogic CFO

PEABODY, Mass. (AP) -- Imaging equipment maker Analogic Corp. said Thursday it has appointed Michael L. Levitz chief financial officer, vice president and treasurer.

Levitz starts the job July 6. He was most recently a vice president at Hologic Inc., a Bedford, Mass.-based maker of diagnostics equipment.

Analogic stressed his experience helping companies grow and handling mergers and acquisitions.

In a statement, Analogic Chief Executive Jim Green said Levitz's "experience in areas such as managing global financial operations ... as well as integration of mergers and acquisitions will help position Analogic for continued profitable growth."

Levitz replaces John Millerick, who is resigning effective July 5 and staying on through September to assist with the transition.

The company's shares climbed 77 cents, or 2.2 percent, to $36.09 in morning trading.