Former President of Medtronic International
Barry Wilson was appointed President of Medtronic International in 2001. He joined Medtronic as President Europe, Middle East and Africa in 1995 and in 1997 was elected a Senior Vice President of Medtronic, Inc. and joined the Executive Committee. He is a former President, International of the Lederle Division of the American Cyanamid Company, a research-based life sciences company that merged with American Home Products in 1995. Prior to this, he was President, Europe of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. In 2003, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Bausch & Lomb. Since 2000, Mr. Wilson has been Chairman of Eucomed, the pan-European trade association that represents the manufacturers and distributors of medical technology products in Europe. Barry has an MA from Cambridge and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business. Barry is the current Chairman of Mindmaze, a board director of Anecova and NetScientific (a British public company) and on the Advisory Board of the Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering. He has served on the boards of Mallinckrodt, Inc., Bausch & Lomb and Welch Allyn and been the Healthcare Partner for DLJ Credit Suisse Alternative Investments. He and his wife spend their time between their homes in Switzerland and Nevis.