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Varian Medical Systems CEO to step down in September
San Francisco Business Times

Timothy Guertin, CEO of Varian Medical Systems Inc., will retire Sept. 28, when the company’s fiscal year ends. Dow Wilson, 53, will become president and CEO when Guertin, 62, steps down. Wilson is being promoted from chief operating officer. Varian hired him in 2005 to run its oncology systems business. Guertin will become vice chairman of the Palo Alto company (NYSE: VAR) Sept. 29, and he’ll remain a non-executive employee of Varian Medical Systems until his ultimate retirement in February.