Arthur L. RosenthalDirector
Arthur L. Rosenthal, Ph.D. was appointed to LivaNova's Board in October 2015. Dr. Rosenthal had served on the board of directors of Cyberonics, since January 2007. From December 2011 – June 2015, Dr. Rosenthal also served as Chief Executive Officer of gEyeCue, Ltd., which he co-founded, a development-stage medical device company working on a guided biopsy for lower and upper gastrointestinal cancer screening. From June 2011 until July 2012, he served as Executive Vice Chairman of Cappella Medical Devices Ltd. (now ArraVasc Ltd.), a development-stage company he cofounded focused on novel device solutions for coronary artery disease. From June 2009 until June 2011, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cappella, Inc. Dr. Rosenthal cofounded Labcoat, Ltd in mid-2002 and served as Chairman, from January 2003, and Chief Executive Officer, commencing in January 2005, of Labcoat, Ltd. until its acquisition by Boston Scientific in December 2008. From January 1994 to May 2000, he was a Senior Vice President, Corporate Officer and Chief Development Officer of Boston Scientific, and from May 2000 until his retirement in January 2005, he was a Senior Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer, and Executive Committee Member of Boston Scientific. From January 2010 to June 2015, Dr. Rosenthal also served as Professor of Practice in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Boston University and has been appointed Professor of Practice, Emeritus, January 2016. Dr. Rosenthal served as a non-executive director, from 2000 until 2010, and as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, from 2006 through 2009, of Renovo, Ltd., a U.K.-based pharmaceutical company that became publicly traded in 2006. In July 2009, Dr. Rosenthal joined the board of lnterface Biologics, Inc., a Toronto-based development-stage company focused on drug delivery devices, as a non-executive director. In April 2011, he was elected Chairman at Interface Biologics, Inc. From June 2011 until May 2015, he served on the board of Arch Therapeutics, Inc., a life science company based in Natick, Mass., developing liquid polymers to stop or control bleeding. Dr. Rosenthal's particular qualifications for service on our Board include more than 40 years developing medical device technologies as an individual contributor, technology executive and serial entrepreneur, his extensive knowledge of regulatory and compliance requirements pertaining to medical devices, his experience with new product development and technology commercialization, and his experience as an operating executive at a major medical device manufacturer.