Medtech’s biggest personnel changes in 2021

As medtech companies continued to drive innovation throughout the past 12 months, a number of high-level executives led the way.

Some of those companies and those executives opted for major changes over the course of 2021, though, with some high-profile moves from medtech giant to medtech giant.

Here are some of the biggest personnel moves in the medtech space in 2021:

1. Medtronic’s internal shuffle causes movement in every direction

At the end of 2020, Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) confirmed that it would reorganize its corporate structure, creating 20 operating units and expecting annual savings of up to $475 million in connection with the changes.

Amid all the change, a number of personnel moves both in and out of the company came over the course of 2021. Among the changes was the big move of Medtronic’s former President of Pelvic Health and Gastric Therapies Brooke Story, who departed to become the worldwide president of BD’s Integra…

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Medtech M&A: The industry’s biggest mergers and acquisitions of 2021

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Across 2021, medtech has seen a wide range of mergers and acquisitions covering several areas of devices, pharmaceuticals and more.

Some have gone off without a hitch, while others fell into serious scrutiny as mouthwatering financial figures were revealed and major technologies were acquired.

Here are the 10 biggest mergers and acquisitions in medtech in 2021:


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