Thomas F. Chen has served as a director of Baxter since 2012.
Chen served as senior vice president and president of International Nutrition of Abbott Laboratories before retiring in 2010. During his 22-year career at Abbott, he served in a number of roles with expanding responsibilities, primarily in Pacific/Asia/Africa, where he oversaw expansion into emerging markets. Prior to Abbott, he held several management positions at American Cyanamid Company, which later merged with Pfizer. Chen previously served as a director of Cyanotech Corporation. He currently serves as a director of Stericycle, Inc.