Medtronic plc Board of Directors

Richard Anderson


Chief Executive Officer, Amtrak
Director since 2002

Mr. Anderson is Chief Executive Officer of Amtrak. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer of Delta Air Lines, Inc. from 2007 until 2016. He was Executive Vice President of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated and President, Commercial Services Group, of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated from 2006 to 2007. He served as 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.

Craig Arnold


Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Eaton
Director since 2015

Mr. Arnold is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eaton, a power management company. Previously he was Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Office of Eaton’s Industrial Sector. He joined Eaton in 2000 as Senior Vice President and Group Executive for its Fluid Power Group. Prior to this, Mr. Arnold held a series of positions of increasing responsibility at General Electric Company including Corporate Vice President and President, GE Lighting Services Ltd.

Scott C. Donnelly


Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer,Textron, Inc.
Director since 2013

Mr. Donnelly is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Textron, Inc. Mr. Donnelly joined Textron in June 2008 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2009. He was appointed to the Board of Directors in October 2009, became Chief Executive Officer of Textron in December 2009 and Chairman of the Board in September 2010. Previously, Mr. Donnelly was the President and CEO of General Electric Company’s Aviation business unit, a position he had held since July 2005.

Randall J. Hogan, III


Chief Executive Officer of Pentair, Inc.
Director since 2015

Mr. Hogan has been Chief Executive Officer of Pentair plc, Inc., an industrial manufacturing company, since January 2001 and was appointed Chairman in May 2002. From December 1999 to December 2000, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Pentair and from March 1998 to December 1999, he was Executive Vice President and President of Pentair’s Electrical and Electronic Enclosures Group. Prior to joining Pentair, he was President of the Carrier Transicold Division of United Technologies Corporation. Before that, he was with the Pratt & Whitney division of United Technologies, General Electric Company and McKinsey & Company. Mr. Hogan previously served as chair of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

Omar Ishrak


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, Ph.D.


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 served as a member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) from 2009-2014. 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, Public Service Enterprise Group and International Business Machines Corporation. She previously served as a director of Marathon Oil Corporation, NYSE Euronext and U.S. Steel 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.

Elizabeth Nabel


President of Brigham Health
Director since 2014

Elizabeth Nabel, M.D., has been the President of Brigham Health and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School since 2010. Prior to that, Dr. Nabel held a variety of roles at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute from 1999 to 2009, including as Director. Dr. Nabel is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

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 American Airlines Group, Inc. and Calpine Corporation. She has also served on the boards of ALZA Corporation, America West Airlines Group, Inc., Chiron Corporation, Del Monte Foods Company, US Airways Group, Inc., and numerous private companies. 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, General Mills
Director since 2007

Mr. Powell has been Chairman of General Mills, Inc. since 2008. He served as Chief Executive Officer from 2007 to 2017 and was President and Chief Operating Officer from 2006 to 2007. He became a director of General Mills, Inc. in 2006, and was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Retail from 2005 to 2006; and was Executive Vice President 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


Former Chairman, MFS Investment Management
Director since 2004

Mr. Pozen was Chairman of MFS Investment Management and a director of MFS Mutual Funds since 2004 until 2011. He 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.