NATICK, Mass., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has elected Ray Elliott as a Director.
Mr. Elliott, 58, is Chairman of the Board of Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Previously, he served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Zimmer from 2001 to 2007 and President of Zimmer since 1997. Mr. Elliott has extensive operating and director experience in medical devices, orthopaedics and other industries. In 2005, Mr. Elliott was selected by Institutional Investor Magazine as the "Best CEO in America" for Healthcare (Medical Supplies and Devices).
Prior to his roles at Zimmer, Mr. Elliott was President and Chief Executive Officer of Cybex International, Inc. Before assuming his role at Cybex, he was a President and Chief Operating Officer of Southam, Inc., and Group President of John Labatt, Ltd. Previously, he served for 15 years in a number of executive capacities with American Hospital Supply Corporation, a predecessor to Baxter International, including President of their Far East divisions in Tokyo. He holds a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario.
"Ray is a highly regarded health care industry executive who has successfully led complex global businesses for more than 20 years," said Pete Nicholas, Chairman of the Board of Boston Scientific. "He has a keen understanding of the role of technology in improving health outcomes, and he will bring a wealth of valuable experience to our board. We are pleased to welcome Ray to Boston Scientific."
With the election of Mr. Elliott, the Boston Scientific Board increases to 15 members.
Boston Scientific is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and ma
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