National Advisory Council

Dow R. Wilson

Dow R. Wilson

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Member Status: On Church Assignment
Member Since: 2004


Lynne H. Wilson

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Job Title: CEO
Company: Varian Medical Systems
Location: California, United States


  • leadership
  • global business
  • health care marketing


Dow Wilson is CEO and member of the board at Varian Medical Systems. He was previously Varian’s chief operating officer and president-worldwide oncology. Dow also serves as an outside director at Agilent. In 2014, Dow was made a founding member of President Obama’s Doing Business in Africa Council. He serves on boards at the US-India Strategic Business Partner Forum and Advamed. Prior to joining Varian in 2005, he spent twenty years at GE and ran several significant businesses for GE Healthcare and GE Plastics. Dow earned his bachelor’s degree in English from BYU and his MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth. He is currently serving as an Area Seventy. Dow and Lynne have seven red-headed children and five grandchildren.