Susan L. Bostrom Appointed To New Seat on Board of Directors for Varian Medical Systems Palo Alto, Calif. – May 26, 2004 Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) today announced that Susan L. Bostrom has been appointed to a newly created eighth seat on the company’s board of directors.
“We are adding a person with considerable experience in strategic planning, global marketing, and government affairs to our board,” said Richard M. Levy, chairman and CEO of Varian Medical Systems. “Susan Bostrom adds another important dimension to a board that already has considerable expertise in medicine and finance.We are all very pleased that she has agreed to join us.”
Ms. Bostrom is Senior Vice President of the Internet Business Solutions Group and Worldwide Government Affairs for Cisco Systems, Inc. of San Jose, California where she has been employed since 1997.She has served in senior management positions with companies including FTP Software, National Semiconductor Corporation, and McKinsey & Company, as well as Digital Equipment Corporation and AT&T. Ms. Bostrom also serves on the board of directors for Cadence Design Systems of San Jose, CA.
Ms. Bostrom earned a BS in business administration from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana in 1982 and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business in 1986.
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