Amy Wendell

Lead Director

Ms. Wendell has served as a member of our Board of Directors since September 2016 and Lead Director since May 2018. She was a Senior Advisor for the healthcare investment banking practice of Perella Weinberg Partners from January 2016 through April 2019. Her scope of responsibilities involved providing guidance and advice with respect to mergers and acquisitions and divestitures for clients and assisting PWP in connection with firm-level transactions. From 2015 until October 2018, Ms. Wendell served as a Senior Advisor for McKinsey and Company’s strategy and corporate finance practice and as a member of McKinsey’s transactions advisory board to help define trends in mergers and acquisitions, as well as help shape McKinsey’s knowledge agenda. From 1986 until January 2015, Ms. Wendell held various roles of increasing responsibility at Covidien plc (including its predecessors, Tyco Healthcare and Kendall Healthcare Products), including in engineering, product management, and business development. Most recently, from December 2006 until Covidien’s acquisition by Medtronic plc in January 2015, Ms. Wendell served as Covidien’s Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, where she managed all business development, including acquisitions, equity investments, divestitures, and licensing/distribution, and led Covidien’s strategy and portfolio management initiatives. Ms. Wendell is a member of the Board of Directors of Hologic, Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer, and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products with a strong position in women’s health and Baxter International, Inc., a leading global medical products company. She is also a Director of Por Cristo, a non-profit charitable medical service organization involved in health care work for at-risk women and children in Latin America. Ms. Wendell holds an M.S. degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Illinois and a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Lawrence Institute of Technology (n/k/a Lawrence Technological University).