Arnold Pinkston joined Edwards as Corporate Vice President, General Counsel in July 2019. Prior to joining the company, Pinkston was the chief legal officer and corporate secretary at CoreLogic, Inc., where he was responsible for the global legal and compliance functions. Pinkston has more than 30 years of experience as a lawyer and business leader in the medical industry including serving as general counsel at Allergan, general counsel at Beckman Coulter, and deputy general counsel at Eli Lilly and Company. Throughout his career he has built and led high-performing global teams and managed complex business and legal issues relating to litigation, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, board governance, compliance, finance and securities. Pinkston currently serves as a board member for Bio-Rad Laboratories [NYSE: BIO] and the Forum for Corporate Directors. He received a bachelor’s degree in geophysics from Yale College and a juris doctor degree from Yale Law School.
Additionally, Mr. Pinkston has served as a member of the board of directors of OneOC, a non-profit company, since 2009, serving as chairman in 2013 and 2014.