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Clyde Baker

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On-X Life Technologies, Inc.

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Clyde Baker serves as President, CEO, and Executive VP for Global Sales and Marketing for On-X Life Technologies, Inc (On-X LTI). For more than 30 years, he has worked in the development, acquisition and market launch of numerous new medical technologies. Located in Austin, Texas, On-X LTI commenced operations in 1994 under the name, Medical Carbon Research Institute (MCRI), and changed its name in 2007 when it also developed new product lines. Its lead product is the On-X Prosthetic Heart Valve (PHV), and it also produces cardiovascular specialty products and pyrolytic carbon coating and associated contract manufacturing services to other device manufacturers. The On-X PHV has been in clinical use since 1997, received the European CE mark in 1998, and, in 2006, it was the first mechanical valve to be approved for clinical trials at reduced anticoagulation levels.

Mr. Baker previously served as Senior Vice President of Research Medical, Inc. where he provided direction to a Customer Satisfaction Function including Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, Device Development, Scientific Product Development, Regulatory and Business Development. Following acquisition, he served as V.P. of U.S. Sales responsible for the Edwards Bio-prosthetic Heart Valve Replacement and Repair business. He has held various sales and marketing and business development positions with the following medical product companies: Deseret Medical (now Becton-Dickinson Infusion Therapy), Ballard Medical, Kimberly Clark, Chase Medical and Sorenson Medical. Mr. Baker holds a B.S. in Business Management/Marketing from Brigham Young University.

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