Accuray, a healthcare company offering radiation therapy, announced the appointment of Franco Palomba as vice president, chief accounting officer and controller.

Palomba will be responsible for the controllership function, including the global accounting organization, budgetary and administrative operations, and financial and regulatory compliance. He will report to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Ali Pervaiz.

Palomba brings more than 30 years of accounting and financial expertise, primarily in the radiation therapy industry at Varian Medical Systems. He most recently served as vice president of finance and controller at Ashvattha Therapeutics.

At Ashvattha, he was responsible for all internal and external resources supporting the successful completion of the company’s first multiyear audit, establishment of an internal finance team, and closing of a major company funding initiative.

Prior to Ashvattha, he held various leadership positions at Genomic Health, acquired by Exact Sciences; Varian; and PricewaterhouseCoopers.