About the Mitral Foundation

The Mitral Foundation is a 509(a)(3) supporting organization with the purpose to support the Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center at The Mount Sinai Hospital. The Mitral Foundation complies with all IRS regulations and is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. All donations made to the Mitral Foundation are fully tax-exempt.

The Mitral Foundation has adopted a conflict of interest policy covering any dealings with any directors or company in which they have a financial interest.

Directors

David H. Adams, MD
President
Dr. David H. Adams is the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Professor and Chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center.

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Jürgen Friedrich
Chairman
Jürgen Alfred Rudolf Friedrich founded Esprit's European operations in 1976 and was appointed a Non-executive Director in 1997. He has over 32 years of experience in the apparel distribution and marketing business and is currently retired in Switzerland.

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