Diane W. Biagianti
Vice President, Chief Responsibility Officer
Edwards Lifesciences LLC (“Edwards”)
Diane W. Biagianti is Vice President, Chief Responsibility Officer at Edwards Lifesciences LLC (“Edwards”) where she has responsibility for the Company’s global Ethics and Compliance program, Global Information Security, and Legal Regulatory, including development of the Company’s policies and procedures; provision of organizational guidance, support and training; auditing, monitoring and investigations; oversight of the global HCP transparency program, and clinical trials and regulatory support. She joined Edwards in May 2011. In 2013, she received the PricewaterhouseCoopers Award for Leadership in the Advancement of Ethics in the Medical Device Industry.
Prior to joining Edwards, Ms. Biagianti served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. (”AMO”) from 2002 to 2009. In this role, she headed the legal department with responsibility for compliance, litigation, regulatory, corporate governance, intellectual property, and general commercial matters. In 2009, Abbott Laboratories acquired AMO. After the acquisition, she served as Divisional Vice President, Legal, for Abbott Medical Optics, Inc. from 2009 to 2011, responsible for all legal matters relating to the Division.
Prior to joining AMO, she was Vice President, Assistant General Counsel of Experian Information Solutions, Inc. from 1997 through 2002 and was an associate with the law firm of O’Melveny & Myers LLP from 1991 to 1997, where she practiced as an employment litigator. She received her J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1991 and graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Business Administration in 1984. She is also a certified public accountant, previously licensed to practice in Arizona.