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Elisha W. Finney 1

Retired CFO – Varian Medical Systems Inc.

Elisha W. Finney has been a director since November 2017. She serves on the Audit Committee and, after the Annual Meeting of Shareholders for 2018, will serve as its Chair. She has a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia, and Master's in Business Administration from Golden Gate University.


Ms. Finney is a Director and member of the Audit Committees of NanoString Technologies, Inc., iRobot Corporation, ICU Medical, Inc., and Cutera, Inc., and Chairs the Audit Committees of ICU Medical and Cutera. She previously was a director of Altera Corporation until December 2015, and Thoratec Corporation until May 2013.


Ms. Finney was the Chief Financial officer of Varian Medical Systems Inc. from 1999 until her retirement in June 2017. She joined Varian in 1988 and served in a variety of finance roles prior to her appointment as CFO.


Ms. Finney is an experienced CFO. Under her financial leadership, Varian achieved and sustained decades-long growth in revenues and profitability. She also has significant leadership and corporate governance experience from her time at Varian, and her service on other boards of directors.


1 Audit Committee member
2 Compensation Committee member
3 Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee member