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MEDTRONIC PLC filed this Form DEFR14A on 10/11/2017
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President of Brigham Health
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Director since 2014

Age 65



Elizabeth Nabel, M.D., has been President of Brigham Health, hospitals and physician organisations operating inpatient and outpatient facilities, clinics, primary care health centers, and diagnostic and treatment technologies, research laboratories, and postgraduate medical and scientific education and training programs, 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, including Director, 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. Dr. Nabel is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.


Committees: Audit, Quality (Chair), and Technology and Value Creation


Other Public Company Directorships: None


Director Qualifications: Dr. Nabel’s qualifications to serve on the Board include extensive experience in the health care field, including senior positions with a number of research universities and organizations. Dr. Nabel has a deep understanding of medical sciences and innovations, as well as physicians and other health care providers who are central to the use and development of our products. Additionally, Dr. Nabel qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined by SEC rules.



Private Venture Capital Investor

Director since 2000

Age 59



Ms. O’Leary has been a private venture capital investor in a variety of early stage companies since 1996. She was a member of the Stanford University Board of Trustees from 1996 through 2006, where she chaired the Committee of the Medical Center. Ms. O’Leary is a former director of US Airways Group, Inc.


Committees: Finance and Financial Risk (Chair), Nominating and Corporate Governance, and Quality


Other Public Company Directorships: American Airlines Group, Inc. and Calpine Corporation


Director Qualifications: Ms. O’Leary’s qualifications to serve on our Board include her extensive experience with companies at a variety of stages and her success as an investor. She also serves on the boards of directors of other public companies. Her financial expertise, experience in the oversight of risk management, and thorough knowledge and understanding of capital markets provide valuable insight with regard to corporate governance and financial matters.



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