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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Mahoney

53 2016 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Brennan

52 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kevin Ballinger

45 2017 Executive Vice President and Global President - Interventional Cardiology

Joseph Fitzgerald

54 2014 Executive Vice President and President - Rhythm Management

Edward Mackey

55 2015 Executive Vice President - Operations

Ian Meredith

61 2017 Executive Vice President, Global Chief Medical Officer

Desiree Ralls-Morrison

52 2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Wendy Carruthers

49 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Arthur Butcher

47 2016 Senior Vice President and President - Endoscopy

Jeffrey Mirviss

52 2013 Senior Vice President and President - Peripheral Interventions

Maulik Nanavaty

56 2011 Senior Vice President and President - Neuromodulation

David Pierce

54 2016 Senior Vice President and President - Urology and Pelvic Health

John Sorenson

50 2014 Senior Vice President - Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Eric Thepaut

56 2018 Senior Vice President and President, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Warren Wang

44 2018 Senior Vice President and President - Asia Pacific

Edward Ludwig

67 2016 Lead Independent Director

Nelda Connors

52 2009 Independent Director

Charles Dockendorff

63 2015 Independent Director

Yoshiaki Fujimori

67 2016 Independent Director

Donna James

60 2015 Independent Director

Stephen MacMillan

54 2015 Independent Director

David Roux

61 2015 Independent Director

John Sununu

53 2009 Independent Director

Ellen Zane

66 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Mahoney

Mr. Michael F. Mahoney is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He joined the Company as our President in October 2011, and became our President and Chief Executive Officer and a director in November 2012. Mr. Mahoney became our Chairman of the Board in May 2016. Prior to joining the Company, he was Worldwide Chairman of the Medical Devices and Diagnostics division of Johnson & Johnson from January 2011 to September 2011, overseeing 50,000 employees and seven franchises. Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Mahoney served as Worldwide Group Chairman of Johnson & Johnson's DePuy franchise, an orthopedics and neurosciences business, from April 2007 through January 2011. From January 2001 through March 2007, Mr. Mahoney served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Healthcare Exchange, a provider of supply chain solutions and services that brings together hospitals, manufacturers, distributors and group purchasing organizations. Mr. Mahoney began his career at General Electric Medical Systems, where he spent 12 years, culminating in the role of General Manager of the Healthcare Information Technology business. Mr. Mahoney earned a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Iowa and an M.B.A. from Wake Forest University.

Daniel Brennan

Mr. Daniel J. Brennan is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. In this role, he is responsible for several company functions, including Global Controllership, Global Internal Audit, Corporate Finance, Treasury, Corporate Tax, Investor Relations, and Corporate Business Development. Prior to that, he was the company's senior vice president and corporate controller, a role he served in since January 2010. Since joining Boston Scientific in December 1996, Mr. Brennan has held roles with increased responsibilities, including vice president and assistant corporate controller, vice president of Finance and Information Technology for Worldwide Financial & Strategic Planning, Investor Relations, International Finance and Cardiovascular, group controller of the non-vascular business and controller of the Meditech Vascular business. He holds a B.S. degree in Finance and Investments and an M.B.A from Babson College. Mr. Brennan is also a certified public accountant and a member of the board of overseers of Babson College.

Kevin Ballinger

Mr. Kevin J. Ballinger is Executive Vice President and Global President - Interventional Cardiology of the Company. In his current role, Mr. Ballinger is responsible for developing and bringing to market innovative solutions that diagnose and treat coronary artery disease and structural heart disorders. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president from January 2013 to February 2017. Mr. Ballinger has more than 20 years of interventional cardiology experience. Prior to his current role, he was also president, interventional cardiology and held a variety of engineering and general management positions within our Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Interventions business units, including vice president and general manager, group program management, cardiology, rhythm and vascular; vice president of research and development, peripheral interventions and vice president of program management, cardiovascular. Mr. Ballinger earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University and an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota.

Joseph Fitzgerald

Mr. Joseph M. Fitzgerald is Executive Vice President and President - Rhythm Management of the Company. He served as enior vice president and president, Cardiac Rhythm Management from July 2011. He served as senior vice president and president, Endovascular from February 2010 until July 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Fitzgerald was president and general manager of Peripheral Interventions and president of Electrophysiology. Mr. Fitzgerald held a variety of management positions in our Neurovascular and Peripheral Interventions businesses. These included numerous regional and divisional sales management assignments up to and including his roles as vice president, Global Marketing for the Neurovascular business and vice president of U.S. Sales for the Neurovascular business. Prior to joining Boston Scientific in 1990 as a sales representative, Mr. Fitzgerald was with Anheuser Busch, Inc., where he held a variety of sales, marketing and training assignments. Mr. Fitzgerald holds a B.S. in Business from Indiana University and an M.B.A. from Southern Illinois University with a concentration in Marketing and Finance.

Edward Mackey

Mr. Edward F. Mackey is Executive Vice President - Operations of the Company. In this role, he is responsible for Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Information Technology, Global Business Services, Global Business Excellence, Corporate Research and Development, and Corporate Marketing and Market Access. Prior to joining Boston Scientific, Mr. Mackey was worldwide president of DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a division of Johnson & Johnson from November 2012 to January 2015, and vice president of Integration for Johnson & Johnson's acquisition of Synthes from June 2010 to November 2012. Early in his career, Mr. Mackey held management positions in Operations, Quality and Product Development at Raytheon's Mille Systems division. In 1995, he moved to Johnson & Johnson Orthopaedics as a plant manager and progressed through a series of manufacturing and supply chain leadership roles, becoming worldwide vice president of Supply Chain and Manufacturing for DePuy. Mr. Mackey holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A from the University of Massachusetts.

Ian Meredith

Professor. Ian T. Meredith, AM is Executive Vice President, Global Chief Medical Officer of the Company. In this role, he is responsible for leading clinical science and medical affairs across Boston Scientific and providing global leadership of the company's clinical trial strategy. Prior to joining Boston Scientific, Professor Meredith served as professor and director of MonashHeart, and executive director of the Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, from September 2005 to December 2016. Professor Meredith has over 25 years of experience as a clinical and interventional cardiologist and also served as director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Interventional Cardiology. Professor Meredith has been a member of the Board of the National Heart Foundation (Australia) and a member of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand National Board. Professor Meredith received a Ph.D. from the Baker Institute in Melbourne and an Order of Australia (AM) in the General Division for service to medicine in the field of Cardiology as a clinician and researcher.

Desiree Ralls-Morrison

Ms. Desiree Ann Ralls-Morrison is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. In this role, she is responsible for providing global legal leadership across all of our businesses, regions and functions, and overseeing the company's global compliance function. Before joining Boston Scientific she was senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, and head of the global litigation, government affairs and public policy organizations, for Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Inc. since October 2013. Prior to that, she spent nine years at Johnson & Johnson, most recently as general counsel for the consumer group, and previously progressed through roles of increasing responsibility, including senior counsel, assistant general counsel, and vice president of law for the women's health, nutritionals and over-the-counter businesses. Earlier in her career, Ms. Ralls-Morrison was a senior attorney and assistant counsel at Merck & Co, Inc., focusing largely on regulatory and product liability matters, and prior to that, she held litigation roles at the law firms of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and Shipman & Goodwin LLP. She recently served on the Danbury Hospital/New Milford Hospital Board of Directors, The Inner-City Foundation for Charity and Education and the Lawyer's Collaborative for Diversity. Desiree earned her B.A. in economics and political science from Wesleyan University and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Wendy Carruthers

Ms. Wendy Carruthers is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the Company's Human Resources activities globally, including Human Resources operations and services, total rewards, talent management, diversity and inclusion and community engagement. Prior to her current role, Ms. Carruthers served as the head of Human Resources on an interim basis from August 2012 to November 2012, as well as our vice president of Global Talent Management from January 2011 to November 2012. Ms. Carruthers has been with Boston Scientific since 2004 and has held various positions such as, vice president of Human Resources for our Europe, Middle East and Africa region; vice president of Human Resources for Europe and director of Human Resources for Europe. Prior to joining Boston Scientific, Ms. Carruthers was vice president of Human Resources, Europe for Cable & Wireless. Ms. Carruthers holds a B.A. First Class Honors Degree in Modern Languages from the University of Salford and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She is a Board member of the Boston Scientific Foundation and the Greater Boston Food Bank.

Arthur Butcher

Mr. Arthur C. Butcher is Senior Vice President and President - Endoscopy of the Company. In this role, he is responsible for developing and bringing to market less invasive devices for treating gastrointestinal and pulmonary conditions. Prior to his current role, Mr. Butcher served as vice president & general manager, Japan Endoscopy from August 2014 to June 2016. Mr. Butcher has held a variety of marketing and strategic planning management positions within the Endoscopy and Urology and Pelvic Health businesses, including vice president of Global Marketing, Endoscopy division from April 2011 to August 2014, and vice president of New Business Development and Strategic Planning, Urology & Women's Health. Since joining Boston Scientific in 1997, Mr. Butcher has held management roles with increasing responsibility bringing a deep experience across divisions. He holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

Jeffrey Mirviss

Mr. Jeffrey B. Mirviss is Senior Vice President and President - Peripheral Interventions of the Company. In this role, he is responsible for developing and bringing to market innovative solutions for treating patients with Arterial and Venous system blockages and cancer. Prior to his current role he was our president, Peripheral Interventions from July 2011 to January 2013. Mr. Mirviss has more than 28 years of experience in medical device and pharmaceutical general management, marketing and sales. Since joining Boston Scientific in 1997, Mr. Mirviss also served as our vice president, Group Global Marketing, Cardiology, Rhythm and Vascular and vice president, Global Cardiology Marketing. Prior to joining Boston Scientific, Mr. Mirviss worked for companies ranging in size from a pre-revenue venture-backed medical device startup to Dow 30 companies. He holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas.

Maulik Nanavaty

Mr. Maulik Nanavaty is Senior Vice President and President - Neuromodulation of the Company. In this role, he is responsible for the innovation leader in less-invasive microelectronic implantable technologies used to treat chronic neuropathic pain. Prior to his current role, Mr. Nanavaty was our president of Boston Scientific Japan; he also served as vice president and general manager, Interventional Cardiology, Boston Scientific Japan. Mr. Nanavaty joined Boston Scientific in 2005 as vice president, corporate strategy, Boston Scientific Japan. Prior to joining Boston Scientific, Mr. Nanavaty spent 16 years working in various executive positions at Baxter International, Inc. and Baxter Japan. Mr. Nanavaty earned a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

David Pierce

Mr. David A. Pierce is Senior Vice President and President - Urology and Pelvic Health of the Company. He served as Vice President, Marketing for the Company's Endoscopy Division from April 2006 until January 2011. From December 2004 until March 2006, Mr. Pierce was the Group Marketing Director in the Company's Endoscopy Division. He joined our Company in 1991 as a Territory Manager before assuming management-level positions of increasing responsibility. Before joining our Company, Mr. Pierce worked as a Senior Sales Representative for Airborne Express and served as a Captain in the United States Army. He earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Norwich University and an M.B.A. from Boston University.

John Sorenson

Mr. John Bradley Sorenson is Senior Vice President - Manufacturing and Supply Chain of the Company. In this role, he is responsible for the global manufacturing and distribution of our products. Prior to his current role, he served as multi-site vice president, operations from 2008 to 2014. Mr. Sorenson held a variety of operations positions at Boston Scientific, supporting the Cardiac Rhythm Management, Neuromodulation, Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Interventions and Structural Heart businesses and has more than 20 years of medical device manufacturing experience. Before joining Boston Scientific, he was president and chief operating officer of QRS Diagnostic and held manufacturing management positions at Federal Cartridge. Mr. Sorenson earned a B.A. in Economics from Gustavus Adolphus College and an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota.

Eric Thepaut

Mr. Eric Francis Yves Thepaut is Senior Vice President and President, Europe, Middle East and Africa of the Company. Prior to his current role, he was senior vice president and president, Europe from January 2015 to December 2017 and served as vice president Interventional Cardiology & Structural Heart, Europe, from December 2012 to December 2015. He joined Boston Scientific Europe, in 1996, as a business finance manager and earned roles of increasing responsibility in marketing and finance including vice president, Finance, Europe, general manager and vice president, France, and general manager and vice president of the France Group, comprised of France, Benelux and Middle East North Africa. Before joining Boston Scientific, Mr. Thépaut held management positions in treasury operations and auditing at Nestlé and financial planning and analysis at Apple Computer. Mr. Thépaut earned his M.B.A. at Paris Dauphine University.

Warren Wang

Mr. Warren Wang is Senior Vice President and President - Asia Pacific of the Company. In this role, he is responsible for the overseeing the continued growth of our company in Asia Pacific and the ongoing development of our leadership teams. Prior to his current role, he was president and managing director, North Asia from January 2016 to December 2017. Mr. Wang joined Boston Scientific in 2012 as vice president and managing director for China. Mr. Wang is known for successfully championing strategic collaborations with local organizations to increase our presence and local innovation development in China, such as our work with Frankenman Medical Equipment, PINS Medical Equipment Company, Tsinghua University and the International Health Industry Innovation Fund. Mr. Wang earned his Bachelor in Economics from the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing and a M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Edward Ludwig

Mr. Edward J. Ludwig is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ludwig is the former Chairman of the Board of Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX), a global medical technology company, having served in that position from February 2002 through June 2012. He also served as BDX's Chief Executive Officer from January 2000 to September 2011 and as its President from May 1999 to December 2008. Mr. Ludwig joined BDX as a senior financial analyst in 1979. Prior to joining BDX, Mr. Ludwig served as a senior auditor with Coopers and Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), where he earned his CPA, and as a financial and strategic analyst at Kidde, Inc. He formerly served as a director of Xylem, Inc. and as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Hackensack University Medical Center Network.

Nelda Connors

Ms. Nelda J. Connors is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Connors is the founder, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of Pine Grove Holdings, LLC, a privately held investment company that acquires and operates small-to-middle market businesses primarily focused in power generation, construction equipment, advanced material and aftermarket automotive end-markets. She previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Atkore International Inc., formerly the Electrical and Metal Products division of Tyco International, and as President of the division before it became a privately held company in December 2010. Prior to joining Tyco, she served as Vice President at Eaton Corporation where she held several positions in operations, continuous improvement, and general management. Prior to joining Eaton, Ms. Connors was employed in a number of executive and management capacities in the automotive industry. Her work over 25 years has involved responsibilities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Ms. Connors served as a Class B director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for over six years, with mandatory retirement occurring in December 2017. She previously served on the boards of Clarcor, Inc., Atkore, Vesuvius plc and Blount International and was formerly an appointed member for the Takata Independent Quality Assurance Panel to investigate the airbag inflator recall.

Charles Dockendorff

Mr. Charles J. Dockendorff is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dockendorff was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Covidien plc, a publicly traded medical device and supplies company, and its predecessor, Tyco Healthcare, from 1995 to 2015. Mr. Dockendorff joined the Kendall Healthcare Products Company, the foundation of the Tyco Healthcare business, in 1989 as Controller and was named Vice President and Controller in 1994. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Tyco Healthcare in 1995. Prior to joining Kendall/Tyco Healthcare, Mr. Dockendorff was the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer of Epsco Inc. and Infrared Industries, Inc.

Yoshiaki Fujimori

Mr. Yoshiaki Fujimori is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fujimori is currently an adviser to the LIXIL Group Corporation, a position he has held since June 2016, and was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the LIXIL Group Corporation from August 2011 to June 2016. Prior to joining LIXIL, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Japan from January 2008 to June 2011. In his 25 years at GE, beginning in October 1986, he held a variety of positions including Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of a number of Asian and global business divisions, including Medical Systems, Plastics, and Capital. Mr. Fujimori also served as a member of the GE Corporate Executive Council from 2001 to 2010. He formerly served as a Director of the Japan Construction Material & Housing Equipment Industries Federation and Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings.

Donna James

Ms. Donna Anita James is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. James is the founder of Lardon & Associates LLC, a business development and executive advisory services firm, where she has served as president and managing director since April 2006. Ms. James has more than 30 years of diverse management and leadership experience, including her experience at Nationwide Insurance and Financial Services, beginning in 1981. In her 25 years at Nationwide, she served in several leadership roles, including president of Nationwide Strategic Investments, a division of Nationwide Insurance Company, from 2003 to 2006, at which time she had direct responsibility for developing and executing strategies for several U.S. and global financial services subsidiaries and affiliates. Ms. James also is the founder of The Center for Healthy Families, a non-profit in Columbus, Ohio, and the former chair of the National Women's Business Council by presidential appointment. Ms. James currently serves as a director of the FIS Group, a privately held asset management and investment advisory firm, and formerly served as a director of Time Warner Cable Inc.

Stephen MacMillan

Mr. Stephen P. MacMillan is Independent Director of the CompanyMr. MacMillan is currently the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hologic, Inc., a position he has held since June 2015, and he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hologic, Inc., since December 2013. Prior to assuming his role with Hologic, Mr. MacMillan was the Chief Executive Officer of sBioMed, LLC, a medical research company, from October 2012 to December 2013. From 2003 to 2012, Mr. MacMillan served in various roles at Stryker Corporation, including Chief Operating Officer from June 2003 to January 2005, President from June 2003 to February 2012, Chief Executive Officer from January 2005 to February 2012 and Chairman from January 2010 to February 2012. Prior to 2003, Mr. MacMillan was a senior executive with Pharmacia Corporation, where he oversaw five global businesses. Prior to joining Pharmacia, Mr. MacMillan spent 11 years with Johnson & Johnson in a variety of senior roles both in the U.S. and Europe, including President of the joint venture between Johnson & Johnson and Merck. Mr. MacMillan began his career with Procter & Gamble in 1985. Mr. MacMillan formerly served as a director of Texas Instruments Inc. and Alere Inc. Mr. MacMillan also serves on the Board of Directors of Advamed, a medical device trade association. Mr. MacMillan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Davidson College and is a graduate of Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program.

David Roux

Mr. David J. Roux is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Roux is Chairman of Jackson Labs, an independent biomedical research institute. He was formerly Chairman and co-Chief Executive Officer of Silver Lake, a private equity firm focused on technology investing. Prior to that, Mr. Roux was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Liberate Technologies, Executive Vice President at Oracle Corporation and Senior Vice President at Lotus Development. He is also Chairman of Bristol Seafoods, and Vice Chairman of National Audubon Society. He previously served as a director of Avaya Inc., Avaya Holdings Corp. and Intelsat S.A. Mr. Roux holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an M. Phil. from King's College, Cambridge University. He is a graduate of Harvard College.

John Sununu

Sen. John E. Sununu, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. He served as a U.S. Senator from New Hampshire from 2003 to 2009. He was a member of the Committees on Banking, Commerce, Finance and Foreign Relations, and he was appointed the Congressional Representative to the United Nations General Assembly. Before his election to the Senate, Senator Sununu served three terms as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire's 1st District from 1996 to 2002. He was Vice Chairman of the Budget Committee and a member of the Appropriations Committee. During his twelve years in Congress, he drafted and helped pass several important pieces of legislation, including the Internet Tax Freedom Act, the Survivors Benefit Act and the New England Wilderness Act. Prior to serving in Congress, Senator Sununu served as Chief Financial Officer for Teletrol Systems, a manufacturer of building control systems. Senator Sununu formerly served as a director of Time Warner Cable Inc. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Ellen Zane

Ms. Ellen M. Zane is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Zane is CEO Emeritus and Vice Chair of the board of trustees at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children, and previously, she served as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Zane also served as Network President for Partners Healthcare System, a physician/hospital network sponsored by the Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Ms. Zane also previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Quincy Hospital in Quincy, Massachusetts. Ms. Zane currently is a director of nThrive, a Georgia-based private equity held company involved with healthcare revenue cycle management; Fiduciary Trust Company, a privately owned wealth management company; and AgNovos Healthcare, LLC a privately held medical device company, focused on bone health. Ms. Zane previously served as a director of Century Capital Management, Parexel International Corporation, Lincare Holdings Inc., and Press Ganey Holdings. Ms. Zane holds a Professional Director Advanced Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors. Ms. Zane earned her B.A. from George Washington University and her M.A. from Catholic University of America, both in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.