SVP, Global Marketing, Communications, & Insights
Kathy Conner joined Varian in 2019. Her responsibilities include Varian’s global branding and communications, strategic marketing, and market development initiatives.
Prior to joining Varian, Ms. Conner held many leadership positions of increasing responsibility at large-cap, mid-sized, and start-up companies, including Baxter, CeloNova, Teleflex, MAQUET Cardiovascular, Boston Scientific, and Guidant. She has more than 20 years’ experience in building value-driven marketing programmes and product suites in the cardiovascular, critical care, and life science markets. She has led multiple corporate rebranding campaigns, product development programmes, global revenue growth initiatives, business diversification, acquisition, and rationalisation efforts.
Ms. Conner holds an undergraduate degree in International Studies from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, and an MBA from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business.