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Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX)

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Boston Scientific Corporation
One Boston Scientific Place
Natick, MA 01760
United States - Map
Phone: 508-650-8000

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Industry:Medical Appliances & Equipment
Full Time Employees:23,000

Business Summary 

Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices for use in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Cardiovascular, Rhythm Management, and MedSurg. It offers interventional cardiology products, including coronary stent systems used in the treatment of coronary artery disease; coronary technology products used to treat patients with atherosclerosis; intraluminal catheter-directed ultrasound imaging catheters and systems for use in coronary arteries and heart chambers, as well as peripheral vessels; and structural heart therapy systems. The company also provides stents, balloon catheters, wires, peripheral embolization devices, and vena cava filters to treat patients with peripheral disease; and biliary stents, drainage catheters, and micro-puncture sets to treat patients with non-vascular disease. In addition, it offers cardiac rhythm management devices, such as implantable cardioverter defibrillator systems to detect and treat abnormally fast heart rhythms; implantable pacemaker systems, including implantable cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker to treat heart failure; and medical technologies used in the diagnosis and treatment of rate and rhythm disorders of the heart comprising radio frequency (RF) generators, steerable RF ablation catheters, intracardiac ultrasound catheters, diagnostic catheters, delivery sheaths, and other accessories. Further, the company provides endoscopy products to treat diseases of the digestive and pulmonary systems; stone management products to treat patients with urinary stone disease and benign prostatic hyperplasia; mid-urethral sling products; and devices to diagnose, treat, and ease pulmonary disease systems within the airway and lungs. Boston Scientific Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.

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Corporate Governance 
Boston Scientific Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Sep 1, 2014 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Peter Michael Nicholas , 72
Co-Founder and Chairman
Mr. Michael F. Mahoney , 49
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. Kenneth J. Pucel , 47
Exec. VP of Global Operations, Quality & Technology
Mr. Timothy A. Pratt , 64
Chief Admin. Officer, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Mr. Supratim Bose , 61
Exec. VP and Pres of Asia-Pac, Middle East & Africa
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in USD.
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