James R. Tobin
James R. Tobin has been at the helm of 5 different companies. Mr. Tobin is Chairman for TransMedics Group, Inc. and Chairman at TransMedics, Inc. (a subsidiary of TransMedics Group, Inc.). He has been on the board of over 20 companies, currently serving on the boards of Globus Medical, Oxford Immunotec and TransMedics.
Mr.Tobin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Boston Scientific from March 1999 to July 2009. Before joining Boston Scientific, Mr. Tobin served as the President and CEO of Biogen, Inc., from 1997 to 1998 and as its Chief Operating Officer from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Tobin also worked at Baxter International in various capacities from 1972 to 1994, including as its President and Chief Operating Officer from 1992 to 1994. Mr. Tobin also currently serves on the board of directors of Oxford Immunotech Global PLC (NYSE: OXFD), a global diagnostics company, Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. (NYSE American: CVRS), a leading developer of precision vascular robotics and two private companies, TransMedics, Inc., and Resolys Bio, Inc.
He served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy from 1968 to 1972. Mr. Tobin holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an A.B. from Harvard College. He is well qualified to serve on our board of directors and on our Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee for numerous reasons, including his decades of experience as a senior executive of large multinational healthcare and medical device companies, and his service as a director of Boston Scientific Corporation.