Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> November 1, 2002

Stuart Essig – Integra Lifesciences Holdings Corporation (iart)

STUART M. ESSIG has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation since December 1997. Before joining Integra, Mr. Essig supervised the medical technology practice at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as a Managing Director. Mr. Essig had ten years of broad healthcare experience at Goldman Sachs, serving as a senior merger and acquisitions advisor to a broad range of domestic and international medical technology, pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients. Mr. Essig received an AB degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and an MBA and a PhD degree in Financial Economics from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business. Mr. Essig serves on the Board of Directors of St. Jude Medical Corporation. Profile
TWST: Can you give us a brief historical sketch of Integra

LifeSciences as well as an overview of what the company is doing

at the present time?

Mr. Essig: Integra LifeSciences focuses on the