Covidien president & CEO to retire; successor named
This article was originally published in Scrip
Covidien has announced that its president and chief executive officer, Richard Meelia, is to retire on 1 July. He will then serve as non-executive chairman for a transition period of up to one year following his retirement. Jose Almeida, who is president of Covidien's medical devices business, has been elected to succeed Mr Meelia.