Oral hygiene: Insights

February 13, 2016

Sam Leno will be promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, effective March 1.  He will oversee Finance, Information Systems, Manufacturing and Operations.  Since joining Boston Scientific in 2007, Mr. Leno has served as Executive Vice President of Finance and Information Systems and Chief Financial Officer.  Jeff Capello will be promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective March 1.  Mr. Capello joined the Company in 2008 and has served as Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller.  Tim Pratt has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer; he will continue to serve as General Counsel and Secretary.  The Company will consolidate Legal, Corporate Communications, Government Affairs, Human Resources, Quality and Regulatory Affairs under Mr. Pratt, who joined the Company in 2008.  Jean Lance has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer and will become a member of the Company's Executive Committee.  Ms. Lance joined Boston Scientific in 1996 and was named Chief Compliance Officer last year.  Prior to that she served as Vice President and General Counsel for the Company's Cardiovascular Group.  She manages and enforces Boston Scientific's Global Compliance Program.  Dan Brennan has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller.  Mr. Brennan joined Boston Scientific in 1996.  He has served in a wide variety of finance roles supporting a number of the Company's businesses. Larry Neumann has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Restructuring and Integration.  Mr. Neumann will oversee and be accountable for all the Company's restructuring and integration activities, including the combination of the Cardiovascular Group and the Cardiac Rhythm Management Group.  Mr. Neumann joined the Company in 1996 and has served in a number of capacities, including head of Corporate Tax, Business Development and Investor Relations.Andy Milani has recently been named Senior Vice President of Human Resources.  Mr. Milani joined Boston Scientific in 2009 after a distinguished 28-year career as an officer in the U.S. Army, serving most recently as Chief of Staff for the Army's Special Operations Command.  "These changes to date bring together an outstanding group of seasoned leaders, with a broad range of talents and abilities and a proven history of delivering results and achieving objectives," said Elliott.  "The Company and all its stakeholders stand to benefit considerably from their collective knowledge, experience and expertise.  These changes were, in part, designed to allow me to spend more time with our operating divisions and international regions, as we place greater emphasis on stimulating sales growth, assessing our business portfolio opportunities and expanding operating profit margins."SOURCE Boston Scientific Corporation