Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> October 12, 2001

Edward Voboril – Wilson Greatbatch Technologies Inc (gm)

EDWARD F. VOBORIL has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc., since December 1990. WGT, located in Clarence, New York, is the world's leading independent manufacturer of innovative power sources and precision components for medical and similar technically demanding applications. Mr. Voboril became Chairman of the Board of Directors in July 1997. His career spans over 25 years in the medical device industry. Prior to joining WGT in 1990, Mr. Voboril was Vice President and General Manager of the Biomedical Division of PPG Industries. He was previously Vice President and General Manager of the Medical Electronics Division of Honeywell, which was acquired by PPG in 1986. Mr. Voboril currently serves on the Board of Directors of Analogic Corporation, an electronics company. Mr. Voboril served as President of the Health Care Industries Association of Western New York from July 1995 to July 1998 and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of AdvaMed (Advanced Medical Technology Association), where he is a member of the Executive Committee and chairs the Small Company Council. He attended Harvard University as a General Motors Fellow and received an MBA with distinction, as well as being selected as a Baker Scholar. He also has an Engineering degree from Northwestern University. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with a history and overview of Wilson

Greatbatch Technologies, Inc?

Mr. Voboril: The company, Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, is named after

the founder, Mr. Wilson