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This article was originally published in Clinica
Vernon Loucks is to retire from the board of directors of Irvine, California-based Edwards Lifesciences, effective from the end of May. Mr Loucks is chairman of the healthcare merchant banking firm Aethena Group, and has been a director of Edwards since 2000, when the company was spun off from Baxter International. He is also a director of Affymetrix and Pain Therapeutics, based in Santa Clara and San Mateo, California, respectively, and previously served as Baxter's chairman and CEO.