Vincent A. Forlenza

Director since April 2018



Vincent A. Forlenza, age 67, is the Lead Independent Director, Chairman of the Governance & Nominating Committee, and a member of the Audit, Compensation & Human Resources and Executive Committees of the Board of Directors. He has served as a director of Becton, Dickinson and Company (“BD”), a global medical technology company, since 2011 and became Chairman of its board in 2012. Mr. Forlenza served as BD’s Chief Executive Officer from 2011 to January 2020 and President from 2009 to April 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Forlenza served as Chief Operating Officer from July 2010 to October 2011. Mr. Forlenza joined BD in 1980 and served in a number of different capacities, including strategic planning, business development, research and development, and general management in each of BD’s segments and in overseas roles. Mr. Forlenza is a member of the board of directors and former chairman of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), an international medical technology trade organization. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Valley Health System and a member of the Board of Directors of the Quest Autism Foundation. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of CECP (Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose). He currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Lehigh University since rejoining the Board in July 2020 after previously serving from 2011 to 2017.


Mr. Forlenza served as the chief executive officer of a public, global medical technology company for approximately nine years. He has also served as chairman of that company’s board since 2012. Prior to becoming chief executive officer, he was the chief operating officer and held various additional roles. He has experience leading a large global business in a regulated industry, including significant experience in large M&A transactions. He additionally brings experience in areas such as strategic planning, business development and new product development. His service as a director also contributes to his focus on corporate governance matters.