Bob is the Senior Vice President and President of Medtronic Asia Pacific Region, based in Singapore. Bob also serves as a member of the Medtronic Executive Committee. Bob White previously was President of Emerging Markets at Covidien plc, a position he held since July 2014.
Prior to being appointed to his current position, Bob had been President, Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions since 2011. He joined Covidien in 2010 as Vice President and General Manager of the Patient Monitoring business. Previously, he held leadership positions at GE Healthcare and IBM.
Bob holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Cleveland State University and a master’s degree in finance and information systems from Case Western Reserve University. Among other industry involvement, he is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), on the Board of Directors of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF), and on the Board of Governors of the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF).