Robert E. Grant is chief executive officer and president, global Surgical business, Bausch + Lomb. He joined the company in August 2010.
Prior to joining Bausch + Lomb, Mr. Grant served as corporate vice president and president of Allergan Medical where he led the $3.4 billion Allergan-Inamed post-acquisition integration. His leadership at Allergan Medical created the multi-million dollar medical rejuvenation industry through a portfolio of such well-known products such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVEDERM® injectable gel, NATRELLE® breast implants and the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System.
Before joining Allergan Medical, Mr. Grant was the acting chairman, president and CEO of BIOLASE Technology, Inc., the global cosmetic dentistry company where he led a highly successful turnaround.
From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Grant held management positions with Lumenis, Inc. (formerly Coherent Medical Group), including executive vice president of its Ophthalmic Business Unit, executive vice president of its Surgical Business Unit and vice president of business development and managing director of European Operations. He has also held expatriate positions with Sulzer Medica AG and Telectronics Pty Ltd.
Mr. Grant holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and has a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. He is based in Aliso Viejo, California.