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    Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW)

    104.37 Up 0.57(0.55%) May 5, 4:02PM EDT
    |After Hours : 104.50 Up 0.13 (0.12%) May 5, 4:52PM EDT
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    Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
    One Edwards Way
    Irvine, CA 92614
    United States - Map
    Phone: 949-250-2500
    Website: http://www.edwards.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Medical Appliances & Equipment
    Full Time Employees:9,800

    Business Summary 

    Edwards Lifesciences Corporation provides products and technologies to treat structural heart disease and critically ill patients worldwide. It offers transcatheter heart valve therapy products comprising transcatheter aortic heart valves and their delivery systems for the nonsurgical replacement of heart valves. The company also provides surgical heart valve therapy products, such as pericardial valves for aortic and mitral replacement, and minimally invasive aortic heart valve system; and tissue heart valves and repair products, which are used to replace or repair a patient’s diseased or defective heart valve. In addition, it produces pericardial valves from biologically inert animal tissue; and provides heart valve repair therapies, including annuloplasty rings and systems. Further, the company offers critical care products, such as hemodynamic monitoring systems to measure a patient’s heart function in surgical and intensive care settings; pulmonary artery catheters; and continuous venous oximetry catheter for measuring central venous oxygen saturation. Additionally, its critical care products include disposable pressure monitoring devices and closed blood sampling systems to protect patients and clinicians from infection; and peripheral vascular products used to treat endolumenal occlusive disease, such as embolectomy catheters for removing blood clots from peripheral blood vessels. The company distributes its products through direct sales force and independent distributors. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 3.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Michael A. Mussallem , 63
    Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
    Mr. Scott B. Ullem , 49
    Chief Financial Officer and Corp. VP
    Mr. Donald E. Bobo Jr., 54
    Corp. VP of Strategy & Corp. Devel.
    Mr. Larry L. Wood , 50
    Corp. VP of Transcatheter Heart Valve
    Ms. Catherine M. Szyman , 49
    Corp. VP of Critical Care
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 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.
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