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Our Leaders



Our board of directors and executive leadership team are guided by Our Credo and are passionate about helping patients and meeting the needs of all of our stakeholders. These executives serve as leaders not only for our employees, but also for the medical device industry and our global communities.

Board of Directors


Executive Leadership Team
As of August 2013. Please click on picture or name to see a short bio.

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Michael A. Mussallem
Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer


John H. Kehl, Jr.
Corporate Vice President,
Strategy and Corporate Development


Rich Lunsford
Corporate Vice President,
Cardiac Surgery Systems


John P. McGrath, Ph.D. 
Corporate Vice President,  
Quality, Regulatory, Clinical


Carlyn D. Solomon
Corporate Vice President,
Critical Care and Vascular


Patrick B. Verguet
Corporate Vice President,
EMEA, Canada and Latin America


Aimee S. Weisner
Corporate Vice President,
General Counsel


Donald E. Bobo, Jr.
Corporate Vice President,
Heart Valve Therapy


Dirksen J. Lehman
Corporate Vice President,
Public Affairs


Christine Z. McCauley 
Corporate Vice President,
Human Resources


Stanton J. Rowe
Corporate Vice President, Advanced Technology and Chief Scientific Officer


Scott B. Ullem
Corporate Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer


Huimin Wang, M.D.
Corporate Vice President,
Japan, Asia and Pacific


Larry L. Wood
Corporate Vice President,
Transcatheter Heart Valves