Medtronic’s new HR chief hails from consumer tech giant Best Buy
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) appointed Carol Surface the company’s new human resources senior vice president, nabbing her from consumer technology company Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), where she was also the top HR exec.
Surface is taking over for Caroline Stockdale, who left Medtronic earlier this year.
Boston Scientific science chief heads to Anika Therapeutics
Massachusetts tissue healing and protection company Anika Therapeutics nabbed up former Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) corporate research senior vice president John Sheets, naming Sheets Anika’s new chief science officer in charge of overseeing technology and pipeline development.
DJO Global’s CFO to leave at the end of the year
San Diego medical device maker DJO Global announced that, as previously planned, CFO Vickie Capps will leave the company at the end of the year, with an effective termination date of December 31. DJO is still looking for a successor.
Cook Group names new public policy veep
Cook Group announced the appointment of Gretchen Gutman as its vice president of public policy. Gutman has spent some 20 years in legislation and government policy, including 8 years as the chief advisor to the Indiana General Assembly’s Senate Finance Committee.