People: Merit Medical Systems Inc (MMSI.OQ)
8 Dec 2016
Mr. Fred P. Lampropoulos is the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Merit Medical Systems, Inc., since July 1987. From 1983 to June 1987, Mr. Lampropoulos was Chairman of the Board and President of Utah Medical Products, Inc., a medical device manufacturer. He holds more than 100 patents on devices used in the diagnosis and therapeutic treatment of cardiovascular disease. He serves on several community and advisory boards and has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2003 Utah Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology. The Board believes the Company benefits immensely from Mr. Lampropoulos’ experience as founder, CEO and President of the Company. He plays a critical role in communicating the expectations, advice, concerns and encouragement of the Board to the Company’s employees. Mr. Lampropoulos has a deep knowledge and understanding of the Company, as well as the markets in which the Company’s products compete. Mr. Lampropoulos also performs a critical function as the Chairman of the Board, providing decisive leadership and direction to the activities and deliberations of the Board. The Board also believes Mr. Lampropoulos’ leadership, drive and determination are significant factors in the Company’s growth and development, and continue to be tremendous assets to the Company and its shareholders.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||1,108,650|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||199,535|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||114,081|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||1,422,270|