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.

Executive Leadership Team
As of January 2016. Please click on picture or name to see a short bio.

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Michael A. Mussallem
Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer


Dirksen J. Lehman 
Corporate Vice President,  
Public Affairs


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


Katie Szyman
Corporate Vice President,
Critical Care


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


Aimee S. Weisner
Corporate Vice President,
General Counsel


Bernard J. Zovighian
Corporate Vice President,
Surgical Heart Valve Therapy


Donald E. Bobo, Jr.
Corporate Vice President,
Strategy & Corporate Development


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