Medtronic is a public limited company in the health care sector listed on the New York stock exchange under the ticker MDT. It makes medical equipment and appliances and is involved in medical technology research. The company’s medical devices and technology are popular in hospitals used by clinicians, physicians, and patients globally.
The company was founded by Earl Bakken and his brother-in-law Palmer Hermundslie in 1949 in the Northeast Minneapolis. Medtronic began its growth in the 1950s; it all started with the development of custom devices. One such device includes the implantable pacemaker developed in 1960. Right now the company is arguably the world’s third largest medical device company. With over 85,000 employees, more than 53,000 patents specializing in technology, services and solutions, and with operations spanning over 160 countries, it may be trailing only Johnson & Johnson, and General Electric Co or Siemens AG. Until very recently, Medtronic controlled more than 35% of the spine market.
Medtronic’s subsidiaries include Medtronic, Inc. and HeartWare International, Inc. They operate in four segments as follows:
- The Cardiac and Vascular Group: Deals with devices and that addresses cardiac rhythm and heart failure.
- Minimally Invasive Technologies Group: Focuses on solutions in areas of surgery, and patient recovery and monitoring.
- Restorative Therapies Group: Offers surgical technology, neuromodulation, and neurovascular solutions.
- Diabetes Group: Intensive and Non-Intensive Diabetes Management services, therapies and solutions.
Medtronic Headquarters Info
The company has its headquarters in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. You can find this information on the company’s contact page.
Principal Executive Office:
20 Lower Hatch Street
Dublin 2, Ireland.
710 Medtronic Parkway, Fridley
You can reach the offices through the US toll-free number (800) 633-8766. However, those from other geographical areas can use the number (763) 514-4000. All clients who would want a response on the same business day are advised on the company website to call the either of the numbers, depending on your locality.
You will also find a ‘Contact Us’ form available on the contact us page of the company’s website.
The official website is HTTP://WWW.MEDTRONIC.COM. The site has all the details regarding the company and its subsidiaries.
The company Executives
Omar Syed Ishrak: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and also the Chairman of the Board.
Michael J. Coyle: Executive Vice President (EVP), and President, Cardiac and Vascular Group
Karen L. Parkhill: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and EVP
Carol A. Surface: Chief Human Resource Officer, and Senior Vice President (SVP)
Hooman C. Hakami: EVP, and Group President – Medtronic Diabetes Group
Bryan C. Hanson: EVP, and Group President – Minimally Invasive Therapies Group
Robert ten Hoedt: EVP, and President – Europe, Middle East and Canada (EMEAC)
Bradley E. Lerman: SVP, Corporate Secretary, and General Counsel.
Geoffrey S Martha: SVP – Strategy and Business Development
Richard H. Anderson: Lead Independent Director
710 Medtronic Parkway, Fridley Minneapolis, Minnesota 55432-5604, United States