Board of Directors

Board Committees

Board Commitees [PDF] 

Communicate with Directors

Communicate with Directors

Daniel J. Starks

Daniel J. Starks 
Chairman
Director since 1996

President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Jude Medical
2004 – Present  

John W. Brown

John W. Brown
Governance and Nominating Committee Chairperson
Director since 2005

Chairman Emeritus of Stryker Corporation
1980 – December 2009 

Richard R. Devenuti

Richard R. Devenuti
Audit Committee Member
Director since 2001

President, Information Intelligence Group of EMC Corporation
July 2008 – Present

Steward M. Essig, Ph.D.

Stuart M. Essig, Ph.D. 
Compensation Committee Chairperson
Governance and Nominating Committee Member
Director since 1999

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Integra Life Sciences Holdings Corporation
2012 – Present

Barbara B. Hill

Barbara B. Hill
Compensation Committee Member
Director since 2007

Business Consultant and Chief Executive Officer of ValueOptions, Inc. (retired)
Retired in 2010

Michael A. Rocca

Michael A. Rocca
Audit Committee Chairperson
Director since 2004

Former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Mallinckrodt, Inc.
Retired in 2000 

Stefan K. Widensohler

Stefan K. Widensohler
Audit Committee Member
Director since 2013

Global Health Care entrepreneur. Amongst others built KRAUTH medical Group to a leading distribution and service company in Europe and co-founded Invatec Srl, a leading interventional cardio- and vascular device company with operations out of Italy and Switzerland.

Wendy L. Yarno

Wendy L. Yarno
Compensation Committee Member
Governance and Nominating Committee Member
Director since 2002

Chief Marketing Officer of HemoShear, LLC, Chief Marketing Officer of Merck & Co., Inc.
Retired in 2008