Boston Scientific Corporation today announced that Ursula Burns and Kristina Johnson have resigned from the Company’s Board of Directors after accepting senior appointments in industry and government, respectively.
Ms. Burns has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Xerox Corporation, effective July 1, and Dr. Johnson has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Under Secretary in the Department of Energy. Prior to their most recent appointments, Ms. Burns was President of Xerox, and Dr. Johnson was Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at The Johns Hopkins University.
“Ursula is strongly qualified to assume the role of CEO at Xerox, and Kristina is also exceptionally qualified for her new position in the critical arena of energy policy,” said Pete Nicholas, Chairman of the Board of Boston Scientific. “We are grateful for their service to Boston Scientific and its customers, patients and shareholders, and we wish Ursula and Kristina all the best in their future endeavors.”
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Source: Boston Scienfic