Lisa Becker joins AGA Medical as Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs

Life Science Partner recruits former Director, Worldwide Regulatory Affairs at Boston Scientific

Life Science Partner announces the recruitment of Lisa Becker, a senior medical device regulatory executive, to become Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs for the AGA Medical Corporation.  AGA Medical is a Plymouth, Minnesota based medical device company focused on the development, design, manufacture, and marketing of nitinol-based occlusion devices and accessories for the minimally invasive treatment of cardiovascular defects and peripheral vascular disease.  AGA Medical was recently acquired by St. Jude Medical.

In her most recent role at Boston Scientific, Becker served as Director of Worldwide Regulatory Affairs for the Cardiac Rhythm Management Division.  During Becker’s long tenure at Guidant/Boston Scientific, she served in numerous regulatory leadership roles of increasing responsibility for the company.  Becker’s early career was spent in the U.S Air Force as a Military Personnel Flight Commander.

“Lisa is an articulate and passionate leader who has built both small highly efficient regulatory teams and managed large complex international regulatory organizations,” noted Tom Callaway, MD, founder and president of Life Science Partner.  “She has an impressive track record of creating innovative systems which utilize data-driven metrics to accelerate the regulatory approval process.”

Becker earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Behavior with General Engineering Minor from the United State Air Force Academy and a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management and Information Systems from Chapman University.

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