SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
GUERTIN TIMOTHY E

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS
3100 HANSEN WAY, MAIL STOP E-327

(Street)
PALO ALTO CA 94304-1030

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC [ VAR ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
President and CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/02/2010
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 11/02/2010 M 45,000 A $39.85 98,225 D
Common Stock 11/02/2010 S (1) 45,000 D $62.4386 (2) 53,225 D
Common Stock 64,164 I By Trust
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Non-qualified Stock Option (Right to Buy) $39.85 11/02/2010 M 45,000 (3) 11/18/2014 Common Stock 45,000 $0 85,000 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. This transaction is pursuant to the filer's SEC Rule10b5-1 Stock Plan
2. The 45,000 shares were sold in multiple transactions executed on the same day at prices ranging from $62.245 to $62.87. The detailed breakdown of executed sales will be furnished upon request.
3. Stock option granted under the Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Omnibus Stock Plan, which complies with new Rule 16b-3. The option vests as follows: one third on 11/18/05, and the remaining shares in 24 equal installments over the 24 months following the first vesting date.
/s/ Franco N. Palomba, Attorney in Fact for Timothy E. Guertin 11/03/2010
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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