Boston Scientific

Flagship Pioneering appoints David Epstein executive partner

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Flagship Pioneering has announced the appointment of industry veteran David Epstein to serve in the newly created role of executive partner. Epstein will join as a strategic resource to the firm that systematically conceives, creates, resources and grows first-in-category ventures to transform human health and sustainability. The appointment follows Flagship’s recent additions of industry leaders Dr. Michael Rosenblatt (formerly of Merck) as chief medical officer and Jim Gilbert (formerly of Boston Scientific and Bain) as senior partner, and supports the firm’s goal of driving accelerated value growth within its portfolio companies.

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Pete Nicholas to retire at Boston Scientific

Monday, February 29, 2016

Pete M. Nicholas, the company’s co-founder and chairman of its board, will retire from the board of Boston Scientific in May. Nicholas served as Boston Scientific’s chief executive officer and co-chairman of the board since its founding in 1979. In 1995, Pete stepped down as CEO and became its chairman. During his almost 40 years of leadership, the company grew to become a global leader in the field of interventional medicine, improving the lives of patients worldwide.

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HeartWare International appoints Katrin Leadley chief medical officer

Monday, August 4, 2014

HeartWare International, an innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies for advanced heart failure, has appointed Katrin Leadley, M.D., as chief medical officer of HeartWare, effective September 1. Leadley brings to HeartWare extensive strategic leadership, with more than 20 years of clinical and industry experience at life sciences firms, including QuintilesBoston Scientific and JenaValve Technology in Munich, where she spent the last three years as chief medical officer leading the company’s clinical, regulatory, scientific and medical activities.

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Boston Scientific opens China Innovation Center

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Boston Scientific, a global medical technology company, has opened the China branch of the Boston Scientific Institute for Advancing Science (IAS) as well as its new Innovation Center. Boston Scientific expects to foster local talent while sustainably developing innovative technologies uniquely suited to the China market.

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