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MEDTRONIC PLC filed this Form DEFR14A on 10/11/2017
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Founder and Chairman
Leavitt Partners

Director since 2011

Age 66



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.


Committees: Finance and Financial Risk, Quality, and Technology and Value Creation (Chair)


Other Public Company Directorships: Health Equity, Inc. and American Express Company


Director Qualifications: Governor Leavitt’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his extensive management and leadership experience, including serving as the Governor of Utah, a large state with a diverse body of constituents, appointments to positions with the U.S. government, where he oversaw and advised on issues of national concern; and overseeing Leavitt Partners, LLC’s work advising clients in the health care and food safety sectors. Governor Leavitt’s decades of leadership experience with valuable knowledge of the governmental regulatory environment and corporate governance makes him a valuable member of our Board.



Financial Consultant and Retired Vice
Chairman and President of
Johnson & Johnson

Director since 2007

Age 68



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. Mr. Lenehan is a former director of Talecris Biotherapeutics Holding Corp.


Committees: Audit, Quality, and Technology and Value Creation


Other Public Company Directorships: None


Director Qualifications: Mr. Lenehan’s qualifications to serve on our Board include 32 years of business, operational and management experience in medical device, pharmaceutical, biotherapeutics and related industries. He also serves on the board of directors of private companies. His management ability at senior levels and financial experience make his input valuable to Medtronic. Additionally, Mr. Lenehan qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined by SEC rules.



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