Dockendorff has been with the company since 1989, serving in a variety of finance-related roles. He was named CFO of Covidien predecessor Tyco Healthcare in 1995, helping lead the company to $10 billion in sales in 2007.
California Health Insitute
Medical device makers in California shed fewer than 2% of their workforce over the last 5 years, suggesting that the industry remained relatively resilient during the great recession, according to a new report by the California Healthcare Institute.
The medical device industry shrank from 73,119 employees in 2007 to 71,947 in 2011, a change of about 1.6%.