Timothy Pratt was Retired as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Boston-Scientific

Date of management change: October 04, 2017 

What Happened?

Marlborough, -based Boston-Scientific Retired Timothy Pratt as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

 

About the Company

At Boston Scientific` we work collaboratively to solve healthcare`s toughest problems by developing solutions that matter most to those suffering from debilitating and life threatening conditions and the healthcare professionals who provide their care. Across 100+ countries` we help providers deliver care more effectively by reducing costs` increasing efficiencies and expanding access to care in order to help more people in more places live longer` healthier lives. We go beyond our mission of transforming patient lives by investing in the future and the well-being of our employees and our planet. Our commitment to sustainability is evident in our Newsweek ranking as the 16th greenest company in the U.S. We also strive to foster a diverse and inclusive work environment and provide opportunities for our 29`000+ employees around the world to serve in their local communities.

 

About the Person

Mr. Timothy A. Pratt, also known as Tim, was Chief Administrative Officer of Boston Scientific Corporation since February 2010 until December 2017. Mr. Pratt served as an Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Boston Scientific Corporation from May 1, 2008 to November 30, 2017. Mr. Pratt served as a Member of Executive Committee at Boston Scientific Corp. Mr. Pratt was responsible for worldwide management of Boston Scientific’s Legal functions, Global Regulatory Affairs, Government Affairs, Enterprise Strategy and Marketing, Health Economics and Reimbursement, Corporate Communications and Aviation. Prior to joining Boston Scientific in 2008, Mr. Pratt was a partner and trial attorney with the law firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon. Mr. Pratt is a nationally known attorney specializing in medical device and pharmaceutical litigation, with his 31 years with the Kansas City law firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, where he was co-chair of its 100-attorney Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation Division. He has broad range of experience representing a variety of medical device and pharmaceutical companies and he has received numerous recognitions for his accomplishments. Mr. Pratt has focused his practice on cardiac devices, including pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices. He has served as lead outside counsel for Guidant Corporation's Cardiac Rhythm Management business since the early 1990s. Prior to joining Shook, Hardy & Bacon, he was a law clerk to Chief Judge Floyd R. Gibson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He served as editor-in-chief of the Drake Law Review. Mr. Pratt serves as a Director on the Boards of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ), DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar and the New England Legal Foundation (NELF). He is also active in the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), where he serves on the Board, Executive Committee and as their President-Elect. Mr. Pratt is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and also served on their Executive Committee. He was named a Leading National Products Liability Lawyer by Chambers USA, one of the Top 500 Litigators in America by Lawdragon and one of the Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Pratt earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree at Tarkio College and graduated Order of the Coif from Drake University Law School.

 

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