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Timothy M. Ring

Tim was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of C. R. Bard, Inc in August 2003.

He joined Bard in June 1992 as Corporate Vice President – Human Resources and was promoted to Group Vice President – International in December 1993. In November 1995, was given additional responsibility for Interventional Cardiology and Electrophysiology. In January 1997, he also assumed additional responsibility for the Cardiac Assist and Cardiopulmonary divisions and in April 1997 was promoted to Group President for Coronary Vascular Products. In 1999, he was named Group President for Bard Electrophysiology and Peripheral Vascular Products and in 2002 was given additional responsibility for Bard Access Systems, Bard Europe and Corporate Healthcare Services.

Prior to Bard, he worked for Abbott Laboratories for nearly 10 years, most recently as Director of Personnel for the Hospital Products Division. During 1990, he was General Manager for Abbott’s Australian, New Zealand and Indonesian operations, residing in Sydney. From 1987 to 1989, he was Director of Personnel for Pacific/Asia/Africa and Europe. In 1984 to 1986, he was also Director of Personnel for Latin America & South East Asia. He started at Abbott in 1983 as Assistant Personnel Manager for the Pharmaceutical Division. Prior to joining Abbott, Tim was employed by General Motors which he joined upon graduation from Cornell.

Tim has a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. He is a trustee for the Foundation of The University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey and the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey, serves on the Scholarship Committee for The Delbarton School of Morristown, New Jersey and The New Jersey Special Olympics Fund Raising Committee. Tim is also a member of the Healthcare Research Development Institute, a member of the Board of Directors for C. R. Bard, Inc., and the Executive Committee of AdvaMed, the medical device industry association.

Timothy M. Ring

At the time of our 30th reunion, Tim remains Chairman and CEO of C. R. Bard, Inc. and resides with his wife, Kathryn Gleason, in Washington, DC and New York.

At the time of our 35th reunion, Tim still remains Chairman and CEO of C. R. Bard. In February 2013, Tim was honored by the Ivy Football Assocation at their 7th biannual dinner which recognizes one former player from each Ivy who has become a distinguished leader in their life that followed football. Some of the other Cornellians to be so honored: Chuck Knight (2003), Ed Marinaro (2009), and Pete Gogolak (2011).