Omar S. Ishrak
Chairman & CEO
United States of America
Mr. Omar S. Ishrak has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Medtronic plc since June 2011. Mr. Ishrak served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of GE Healthcare Systems at General Electric Company from January 2009 to May 11, 2011. Mr. Ishrak served as the Senior Vice President of General Electric Company since June 2010. He served as the Head of Healthcare Systems Division at GE Healthcare Limited since January 2009. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Clinical Systems GE Healthcare Ltd. from January 2005 to 2008. He served as Senior Vice President of GE at GE Energy Services, Inc. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare Ultrasound and BMD from 1995 to 2004. He served as the Vice President and GE Officer of General Electric Co. since 1999. Beginning in 1995, his business and technology leadership was instrumental in positioning GE to become the world's leading provider of ultrasound technology and services. He joined GE with more than 13 years of technology and business management experience. He served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing & Product Development at Elbit Ultrasound Group and various product development and engineering positions at Philips Ultrasound. He served as the Chairman of Intel-GE Care Innovations, LLC and Medtronic, Inc. He has been an Independent Director of Intel Corporation since March 21, 2017. He has been a Director of Medtronic plc since 2011. He serves as a Trustee of Asia Society. He is a Member of the Blood Center of Wisconsin. He serves on the Health Leadership Council of the Save the Children Foundation. He was a Member of the GE Corporate Executive Council. Mr. Ishrak earned a Bachelor of Science and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of London, King's College.
Electrical Engineering and Business management