Amy A. Wendell

Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development

Amy A. Wendell is Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development of Covidien plc, a position she has held since December 2006.

In this position, Ms. Wendell manages all business development, including acquisitions, equity investments, divestitures and licensing/distribution, and leads the company’s strategy and portfolio management initiatives.

Since joining Covidien predecessor company Kendall Healthcare Products in 1986 as a development engineer, Ms. Wendell has held various roles of increasing responsibility in engineering, product management and business development.

Ms. Wendell received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lawrence Institute of Technology, currently known as Lawrence Technological University. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Illinois.