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Medtronic PLC (MDT.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Omar Ishrak

59 2011 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Gary Ellis

59 2016 Executive Vice President - Global Operations and Information Technology, Director

Carol Surface

49 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Michael Coyle

52 2015 Executive Vice President, Group President - Cardiac and Vascular Group

Hooman Hakami

45 2015 Executive Vice President and Group President of the Medtronic Diabetes Group

Bryan Hanson

48 2015 Executive Vice President, Group President - Minimally Invasive Therapies Group

Robert ten Hoedt

54 2015 Executive Vice President and President, EMEAC

Bradley Lerman

58 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate secretary

Geoffrey Martha

45 2015 Senior Vice President - Strategy and Business Development

Richard Anderson

60 2015 Lead Independent Director

Craig Arnold

55 2015 Independent Director

Scott Donnelly

54 2013 Independent Director

Randall Hogan

59 2015 Independent Director

Shirley Jackson

69 2002 Independent Director

Michael Leavitt

65 2011 Independent Director

James Lenehan

66 2007 Independent Director

Elizabeth Nabel

63 2014 Independent Director

Denise O'Leary

58 2000 Independent Director

Kendall Powell

61 2015 Independent Director

Robert Pozen

70 2004 Independent Director

Ryan Weispfenning

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Omar Ishrak

Mr. Omar Ishrak is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. 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 comprehensive provider of medical imaging and diagnostic technology and 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.

Gary Ellis

Mr. Gary L. Ellis has been re-designated as Executive Vice President - Global Operations and Information Technology, Director of the Company., effective 20 June 2016. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from May 2005 to April 2014; Vice President, Corporate Controller and Treasurer from October 1999 to May 2005, and Vice President and Corporate Controller from August 1994 to October 1999. Mr. Ellis joined Medtronic in 1989 as Assistant Corporate Controller and was promoted to Vice President of Finance for Medtronic Europe in 1992, until being named as Corporate Controller in 1994. Mr. Ellis is a member of the board of directors of The Toro Company and past chairman of the American Heart Association.

Carol Surface

Ms. Carol A. Surface is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Prior to that, she was the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Best Buy Co., Inc. from March 2010 to September 2013, and held a series of HR leadership roles at PepsiCo Inc., from May 2000 to March 2010.

Michael Coyle

Mr. Michael J. Coyle is Executive Vice President, Group President - Cardiac and Vascular Group of the Company. Prior to that, he served as President of the Cardiac Rhythm Management division at St. Jude from 2001 to 2007, and prior positions included serving St. Jude as President of the company’s Daig Catheter division and numerous leadership positions at Eli Lilly & Company.

Hooman Hakami

Mr. Hooman C. Hakami is Executive Vice President and Group President of the Medtronic Diabetes Group of the Company. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Detection and Guidance Solutions at GE Healthcare from April 2012 to May 2014. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Interventional Systems from July 2009 to April 2012; Global Business Transformation leader for GE Healthcare from December 2008 to July 2009; and Vice President and General Manager, Global Ultrasound Services from June 2004 to December 2008. Mr. Hakami started his career with GE and has held the following financial roles: Chief Financial Officer for the Global Ultrasound division from 2001 to 2004; Chief Financial Officer for Clinical and Multi-vendor Services from 1999 to 2001; as well as various finance roles at GE Capital from 1994 to 1999; GE's Aerospace Division from 1992 to 1994 and GE Power Systems from 1991 to 1992.

Bryan Hanson

Mr. Bryan C. Hanson has been Executive Vice President and Group President, Minimally Invasive Therapies Group of the Company. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and Group President, Covidien since October 2014; Senior Vice President and Group President, Medical Devices and United States of Covidien from October 2013 to September 2014; Senior Vice President and Group President of Covidien for the Surgical Solutions business from July 2011 to October 2013; and President of Covidien’s Energy-based Devices business from July 2006 to June 2011. Mr. Hanson held several other positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing and general management with Covidien from October 1992 to July 2006.

Robert ten Hoedt

Mr. Robert ten Hoedt is Executive Vice President and President, EMEAC of the Company. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and President, EMEA and Canada from 2009 to 2014; Vice President CardioVascular Europe and Central Asia from 2006 to 2009; Vice President and General Manager, Vitatron from 1999 to 2006; Gastro-Uro leader from 1994 to 1999; and Marketing Manager, Neurological from 1991 to 1994.

Bradley Lerman

Mr. Bradley E. Lerman is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary at Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) from October 2012 to May 2014; Senior Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel at Pfizer, Inc. from January 2009 to September 2012; Partner at Winston & Strawn from August 1998 to January 2009; partner at Kirkland & Ellis from March 1996 to July 1998; Associate Independent Counsel from October 1994 to March 1996; and Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois from February 1986 to September 1994.

Geoffrey Martha

Mr. Geoffrey S. Martha is Senior Vice President - Strategy and Business Development of the Company. Prior to that, he served as Managing Director of Business Development at GE Healthcare from April 2007 to July 2011; General Manager for GE Capital Technology Finance Services from November 2003 to March 2007; Senior Vice President, Business Development for GE Capital Vendor Financial Services from February 2002 to October 2003; General Manager for GE Capital Colonial Pacific Leasing from February 2001 to January 2002; and Vice President, Business Development for Potomac Federal, the GE Capital federal financing investment bank from May 1998 to January 2001.

Richard Anderson

Mr. Richard H. Anderson is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Anderson has been Chief Executive Officer of Delta Air Lines, Inc., a commercial airline, since 2007. He was Executive Vice President of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, a diversified health care company, and President, Commercial Services Group, of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated from 2006 to 2007, Executive Vice President of UnitedHealth Group 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. Northwest Airlines Corporation and Delta Air Lines, Inc. filed for bankruptcy in 2005, which is within two years of Mr. Anderson serving as an executive officer of each company. Mr. Anderson serves on the board of directors of Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Craig Arnold

Mr. Craig Arnold is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Arnold is the Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, Industrial Sector of Eaton Corporation, a diversified industrial manufacturer. From 2000 to 2008 he served as Senior Vice President of Eaton Corporation and President of the Fluid Power Group of Eaton. Prior to joining Eaton, Mr. Arnold was employed in a series of progressively more responsible positions at General Electric Company from 1983 to 2000. Within the past five years, Mr. Arnold served as a director of Covidien plc, a leading global healthcare products company.

Scott Donnelly

Mr. Scott C. Donnelly is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Donnelly is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Textron, Inc., a producer of aircraft, defense and industrial products. 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, GE Aviation, a leading maker of commercial and military jet engines and components as well as integrated digital, electric power and mechanical systems for aircraft. Prior to July 2005, Mr. Donnelly held various other management positions since joining General Electric in 1989.

Randall Hogan

Mr. Randall J. Hogan III, is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hogan has been the Chief Executive Officer of Pentair plc, 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 is currently Chair of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Within the past five years, Mr. Hogan served as a director of Covidien plc and as a director of Unisys Corporation.

Shirley Jackson

Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Medtronic Inc. Dr. Jackson has been President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a technological research university, 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 co-chair of The President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, appointed by President Obama in 2013. 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, a global courier delivery company, Public Service Enterprise Group, a publicly owned gas and electric utility company in the state of New Jersey, and International Business Machines Corporation, a multinational technology and consulting corporation. Within the past five years, Dr. Jackson also served as a director of NYSE Euronext, a multinational financial services corporation, and Marathon Oil Corporation, a company with international operations in exploration and production, oil sands mining and integrated gas.

Michael Leavitt

Gov. Michael O. Leavitt is Independent Director of the Company. Governor Leavitt has been founder and Chairman of Leavitt Partners, a healthcare and food safety consulting firm, 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. He is a director of American Express Company, a global services company.

James Lenehan

Mr. James T. Lenehan is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Lenehan served as President of Johnson & Johnson, an international pharmaceutical company, from 2002 until 2004 when he retired after 28 years of service to Johnson & Johnson. During those 28 years, Mr. Lenehan also served as 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 Worldwide Chairman, Consumer Pharmaceuticals & Professional Group. Mr. Lenehan has been a financial consultant since 2004, including serving as Senior Advisor of Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC, a private investment firm. Within the past five years, Mr. Lenehan served as a director of Talecris Biotherapeutics Holding Corp, a global biopharmaceutical company.

Elizabeth Nabel

Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel M.D. is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Nabel has been President of Brigham & Women’s Healthcare, hospitals operating inpatient and outpatient facilities, clinics, primary care health centers, and diagnostic and treatment technologies and research laboratories, as well as Harvard Medical School’s second largest teaching affiliate. Dr. Nabel has also been a 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 at the National Institutes of Health, a federal agency funding research, training, and education programs to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases, 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 O'Leary

Ms. Denise M. O'Leary is Independent Director of the Company. 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., a commercial airline, and Calpine Corporation, a national power generation company based in the United States. She was a member of the Stanford University Board of Trustees from 1996 through 2006, where she chaired the Committee of the Medical Center. Within the past five years, Ms. O’Leary served as a director of US Airways Group, Inc., a commercial airline.

Kendall Powell

Mr. Kendall J. Powell is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Powell has been Chairman of General Mills, Inc., an international producer, marketer and distributor of cereals, snacks and processed foods, 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 Pozen

Mr. Robert Charles Pozen is Independent Director of the Company. He was Chairman of MFS Investment Management and a director of MFS Mutual Funds from 2004 until 2011. He previously was Secretary of Economic Affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2003 and the John Olin Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School from 2002 to 2003. He also was 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 from January 2008 through June 2015, he was a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School. Mr. Pozen currently serves on the board of Nielsen Holdings N.V., a global information and measurement company, and on the board of Asset Management Company, a fund management subsidiary of The World Bank Group. As of July 2015, he also is a senior lecturer at M.I.T. Sloan School of Management. Within the past five years, Mr. Pozen also served as a director of MFS Investment Management, a global asset manager, and MFS Mutual Funds, a global provider of mutual fund services.

Ryan Weispfenning

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