Lifetime Achievement Award

The AdvaMed Lifetime Achievement Award highlights the contributions and accomplishments of a senior executive in the medical technology industry who has made significant contributions to our industry and its employees and had a significant impact on patients’ lives.

The 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Vernon R. Loucks, retired Chairman and CEO of Baxter International Inc.

Previous award recipients include: Beckman Coulter CEO and Chairman Jack Wareham (2017); Boston Scientific co-founders John Abele and Peter Nicholas (2016); innovator and entrepreneur Dr. Thomas Fogarty (2015); Medtronic co-founder Earl Bakken (2014); and longtime CEO and Chairman of the Board of Stryker Corporation John Brown (2013).