The OneMedPlace finance conference in San Francisco featured a panel discussion titled "AdvaMed 2012 CEO’s Unplugged: Global Outlook on Medical Technology" on January 10. The event, which was sponsored by AdvaMed, provided a forum from leaders of three big medtech companies to provide their thoughts on issues ranging from globalization to the importance of integrity in business.
David Lucchino, cofounder of Semprus BioSciences served as the moderator for the panel, which comprised:
- Joe Almeida, president, CEO and director of Covidien.
- Vincent Forlenza: CEO of Becton, Dickinson and Company.
- Michael Mussallem, chairman and CEO of Edwards Lifesciences.
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