Medtronic CFO Karen Parkhill
Medtronic CFO Karen Parkhill (Photo courtesy of Medtronic)

Medtronic CFO Karen Parkhill has been named as an outstanding finance executive by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal in Minnesota.

Parkhill is one of 14 individuals who will be honored in the newspaper’s 2021 CFO of the Year awards in November. She was one of two winners in the public company category, joined by Piper Sandler Cos. CFO Tim Carter.

Parkhill joined Fridley, Minnesota-based Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) in 2016. She was previously CFO and vice chair of Comerica. 

In addition to leading Medtronic’s global finance organization and supporting functions (treasury, controller, tax, internal audit, investor relations, corporate strategy and business development), Parkhill also leads IT and the enterprise excellence restructuring program.