A. Robert D. Bailey is corporate vice president and general counsel of Bausch + Lomb, responsible for the legal affairs of the company on a worldwide basis. He was named to this post in 2007.
Mr. Bailey began his legal career as an associate with what is now the law firm of Nixon Peabody LLP in Rochester , N.Y. He was first employed at Bausch + Lomb as counsel from 1994 to 1995, then re-joined the company in 1997 after serving as associate general counsel and assistant secretary at Goulds Pumps, Inc. Prior to being named general counsel, he was vice president, assistant general counsel and assistant secretary for the company.
Mr. Bailey was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1963. He holds a Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor of arts degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
Mr. Bailey serves on the board of directors of the Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc.