Henry Kay is Group Vice President of New Market Development/Strategic Planning, Endosurgery at Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC), where he also serves on the Endosurgery Board. BSC is a worldwide developer, manufacturer, and marketer of medical devices and products used in a broad range of interventional medical specialties. The Endosurgery Group is comprised of the Oncology, Endoscopy, and Urology/Gynecology Divisions of the corporation and represents about one-third of the total corporate business. Henry’s group is responsible for the group strategic plan and supplementing internal R&D through identification and assessment of external investment and acquisition opportunities.
Prior to his current role in BSC’s Endosurgery Group, Henry has held several senior positions at BSC. Henry joined BSC in April 1996 as VP International Marketing for Medi-tech and Meadox, where he served as a member of both international and divisional management teams.
Henry holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Chemistry from Augusta College and Rutgers University, and an MBA in International Marketing from Seton Hall University. He has 30 years of experience in the medical industry in roles that include R&D, International Regulatory Affairs, and Strategic Planning of major pharmaceutical companies, including Schering-Plough and American Home Products. Prior to joining BSC, Henry was based in the UK for five years as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Allergan.
Henry is a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (UK), and serves on the Board of Smart Cells, Inc., a start-up in the field of diabetes. He is on the advisory Board of Eric Technologies, a Canada-based ophthalmic company, and is a member of the Technology Commercialization Assessment Advisory Committee (TCAAC) of the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research. He also has served as a board member of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists (ISES), and the Global Advisory Board of Thunderbird, American Graduate School of Management. Henry is currently the President of Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Henry and his wife have one grown daughter and reside in Weston, Massachusetts.