March 26, 2012

Indianapolis-based AIT Bioscience named Emilio Córdova as senior vice president of business development. Córdova was previously vice president of business development at Worldwide Clinical Trials Drug Development Solutions in Austin, Texas, and before that spent much of his career at West Lafayette-based Bioanalytical Systems Inc. Córdova holds a bachelor's degree from Drew University, a master’s and doctorate from the University of Miami (Fla.), and an MBA from Purdue University.

Dennis Dawes, CEO of Danville-based Hendricks Regional Health, will retire in late spring or early summer after leading the hospital for 38 years. He was just 28 when he took the helm of the hospital in 1974, and has since led several expansions, including the establishment of satellite campuses in Avon and Plainfield. Dawes holds a bachelor's degree in religion from Taylor University and a master’s in health administration from the Indiana University School of Medicine.