Mike Mussallem

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

Michael Mussallem has been chairman and chief executive officer of Edwards Lifesciences since 2000, when the company spun-off from Baxter International.

Prior to his current position, Mussallem held a variety of positions at Baxter from 1979 until 2000 with increasing responsibility in engineering, product development and general management.

Currently, Mussallem serves on the boards and executive committees of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and the Healthcare Leadership Council. He is an advisory board member for the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics at the University of Southern California and a trustee of the University of California, Irvine Foundation. Additionally, Mussallem is the former chairman of the board of directors of both AdvaMed and the California Healthcare Institute (CHI).