Medtronic, Inc. Board of Directors
RICHARD H. ANDERSON
Chief Executive Officer, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Director since 2002
Mr. Anderson has been Chief Executive Officer of Delta Air Lines, Inc. since 2007. He was Executive Vice President of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated and President, Commercial Services Group, of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated from 2006 to 2007, Executive Vice President of UnitedHealth Group from 2004 until 2006 and Chief Executive Officer of its Ingenix subsidiary from 2004 until 2006. Mr. Anderson was Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Airlines Corporation from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Anderson serves on the board of directors of Delta Air Lines, Inc.
VICTOR J. DZAU, MD
Chancellor for Health Affairs Duke University
President and CEO, Duke University Health System
Director since 2008
Dr. Dzau has served as Chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Duke University Health System since 2004. From 1996 until 2004, he was the Hersey Professor of Theory and Practice of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and Chair of the Department of Medicine, Physician in Chief and Director of Research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is the previous Chairman of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Cardiovascular Disease Advisory Committee and served on the Advisory Committee to the Director of the NIH. Dr. Dzau is a member of the Institute of Medicine. He currently serves as a director of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Duke University Health System and PepsiCo, Inc.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Medtronic, Inc.
Director since 2011
Mr. Ishrak has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Medtronic since 2011. Prior to joining Medtronic, Mr. Ishrak served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare Systems, a division of GE Healthcare, from 2009 to 2011. Before that, Mr. Ishrak was President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare Clinical Systems from 2005 to 2008 and President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare Ultrasound and BMD from 1995 to 2004.
SHIRLEY ANN JACKSON, PhD
President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Director since 2002
Dr. Jackson has been President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute since 1999. She was Chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission under President Clinton from 1995 to 1999, and Professor of Physics at Rutgers University and consultant to AT&T Bell Laboratories from 1991 to 1995. Dr. Jackson currently serves as a member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, appointed by President Obama in 2009. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Philosophical Society and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Physical Society. She is a trustee of the Brookings Institution, a Life Trustee of M.I.T. and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is also a director of FedEx Corporation, Marathon Oil Corporation, Public Service Enterprise Group and International Business Machines Corporation.
GOVERNOR MICHAEL O. LEAVITT
Founder and Chairman of Leavitt Partners
Director since 2011
Governor Leavitt has been founder and Chairman of Leavitt Partners since 2009. Prior to that he was the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2005 to 2009; Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 2003 to 2005; and Governor of Utah from 1993 to 2003.
JAMES T. LENEHAN
Financial Consultant and Retired Vice Chairman and President of Johnson & Johnson
Director since 2007
Mr. Lenehan served as President of Johnson & Johnson from 2002 until 2004 and retired after 28 years of service; Vice Chairman of Johnson & Johnson from 2000 until 2004; Worldwide Chairman of Johnson & Johnson’s Medical Devices and Diagnostics Group from 1999 until he became Vice Chairman of the Board; and was previously Worldwide Chairman, Consumer Pharmaceuticals & Professional Group. Mr. Lenehan has been a financial consultant since 2004.
DENISE M. O'LEARY
Private Venture Capital Investor
Director since 2000
Ms. O’Leary has been a private venture capital investor in a variety of early stage companies since 1996. Ms. O’Leary is also a director of US Airways Group, Inc. and Calpine Corporation. She is a director of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and Stanford Hospitals and Clinics, where she was chair of the board from 2000 through 2005. She was a member of the Stanford University Board of Trustees from 1996 through 2006, where she chaired the Committee of the Medical Center.
KENDALL J. POWELL
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Mills
Director since 2007
Mr. Powell has been Chairman of General Mills, Inc. since 2008 and Chief Executive Officer of General Mills, Inc. since 2007. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of General Mills, Inc. from 2006 to 2007, and became a director of General Mills, Inc. in 2006; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Retail from 2005 to 2006; and Executive Vice President of General Mills, Inc. from 2004 to 2005. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Powell was Chief Executive Officer of Cereal Partners Worldwide, a joint venture of General Mills, Inc. and the Nestle Corporation. Mr. Powell joined General Mills, Inc. in 1979.
ROBERT C. POZEN
Chairman, MFS Investment Management
Director since 2004
Mr. Pozen has been Chairman of MFS Investment Management and a director of MFS Mutual Funds since 2004 and previously was Secretary of Economic Affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2003. Mr. Pozen was also John Olin Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School, from 2002 to 2003; Vice Chairman of Fidelity Investments from 2000 to 2001 and President of Fidelity Management & Research from 1997 to 2001. From 2007 to 2008, he was the chairman of the SEC Advisory Committee on Improvements to Financial Reporting and since 2008 he has been a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School. Mr. Pozen also serves on the board of Nielsen Holdings N.V.
PREETHA REDDY, MD
Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals
Director since 2012
Dr. Reddy has been Managing Director of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, a division of The Apollo Group, since 1993. Prior to that she was Joint Managing Director from 1991-1993 and Director since February 1989. Ms. Reddy serves on several boards under the Apollo Group. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Chronic Care Foundation, a member of the Wipro Business Leadership Counsel, and Senior Vice President of the All India Management Association (AIMA).
JACK W. SCHULER
Co-Founder, Crabtree Partners
Director since 1990
Mr. Schuler has been a director of Stericycle, Inc. since 1990; President and Chief Operating Officer of Abbott Laboratories from 1987 to 1989; and a director of Abbott Laboratories from 1985 to 1989. Mr. Schuler is a director of Quidel Corporation and a co-founder of Crabtree Partners.