RIP ex-Medtronic vice chairman Nelson
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said this week its former vice chairman Dr. Glen Nelson has passed away. During his time at Medtronic, Dr. Nelson worked with Medtronic founder Earl Bakken and Medtronic CEOs Win Wallin, Bill George and Art Collins.
While at Medtronic, Dr. Nelson helped expand Medtronic’s tech portfolio to include diabetes treatments and neuromodulation.
“Glen was the consummate visionary and pioneer, and his impact on health care and the medical technology industry is matched by few others. Glen’s contributions to Medtronic and to the numerous hospitals and medical technology companies he has advised and led over decades has translated into millions of people around the world living healthier, longer lives. I, along with Medtronic’s current and past employees around the world, am truly grateful for Glen’s numerous contributions to Medtronic, and we send our deepest condolences to Marilyn and the entire Nelson family,” CEO Omar Ishrak said in prepared remarks.