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    Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (VAR)

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    Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
    3100 Hansen Way
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    United States - Map
    Phone: 650-493-4000
    Website: http://www.varian.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Medical Appliances & Equipment
    Full Time Employees:6,800

    Business Summary 

    Varian Medical Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and services medical devices and software products for treating cancer and other medical conditions in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Oncology Systems and Imaging Components. The Oncology Systems segment provides hardware and software products for treating cancer with radiotherapy, stereotactic radiotherapy, stereotactic body radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, and brachytherapy. Its products include linear accelerators, brachytherapy afterloaders, treatment simulation and verification equipment, and accessories; and information management, treatment planning, and image processing software. This segment serves university research and community hospitals, private and governmental institutions, healthcare agencies, physiciansÂ’ offices, and cancer care clinics. The Imaging Components segment provides X-ray imaging components to large imaging system original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for use in radiographic or fluoroscopic imaging, mammography, special procedures, computed tomography, and industrial applications; and X-ray tubes and flat panel digital image detectors to small OEMs, independent service companies, and end-users for filmless X-ray imaging. This segment also offers Linatron X-ray accelerators, imaging processing software, and image detection products for security and inspection purposes, such as cargo screening at ports and borders, and nondestructive examination in various applications. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. also provides products and systems for delivering proton therapy; and develops various technologies in the areas of digital X-ray imaging, volumetric and functional imaging, and improved X-ray sources. The company was formerly known as Varian Associates, Inc. and changed its name to Varian Medical Systems, Inc. in April 1999. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Varian Medical Systems, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2015 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 6.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Dow R. Wilson , 56
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. Timothy E. Guertin , 66
    Vice Chairman
    Ms. Elisha W. Finney , 53
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP of Fin.
    Mr. John W. Kuo , 52
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
    Ms. Kolleen T. Kennedy , 56
    Exec. VP and Pres of Oncology Systems
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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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