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Arthur Butcher

Executive Vice President and Group President, MedSurg and Asia Pacific

Arthur Butcher
executive vice president and group president, MedSurg and Asia Pacific
Arthur “Art” Butcher  is our executive vice president and group president, MedSurg and Asia Pacific, a position he has held since May 2022. In this role, he is responsible for oversight of Asia Pacific and China, our Urology, Endoscopy and Neuromodulation businesses, our Corporate Marketing & Market Access organization and the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts. Prior to his current role, Art served as our executive vice president and president, Asia Pacific, from February 2020 to May 2022, and was responsible for commercialization of our full portfolio of products across all divisions in the Asia Pacific region. Previously, Art served as our senior vice president and president, Endoscopy from July 2016 until February 2020. In this role, he was responsible for developing and bringing to market less invasive devices for treating gastrointestinal and pulmonary conditions. He also served as vice president & general manager, Japan Endoscopy from August 2014 to June 2016. Art has held a variety of sales, marketing, and strategic planning management positions within the Endoscopy and Urology businesses, including vice president of global marketing, Endoscopy division from April 2011 to August 2014, and vice president of new business development and strategic planning, Urology & Women’s Health. Since joining Boston Scientific in 1997, Art has held management roles with increasing responsibility and has deep experience across divisions. Art is a member of our Global Council for Inclusion and serves as the executive sponsor of our PEARL employee resource group for Asian employees and allies. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the STAAR Surgical Company and Acotec Scientific Holdings Ltd. Art holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.