Biography

Charles J. Dockendorff

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Charles J. Dockendorff is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Covidien plc, a position he has held since 1995.

In this position, Mr. Dockendorff is responsible for the company’s financial management and activities, including corporate accounting, tax, treasury, financial planning and investor relations, as well as internal audit and information services.

Mr. Dockendorff joined Covidien predecessor company Kendall Healthcare Products in 1989 as Controller and was named Vice President and Controller five years later. He was appointed CFO of Tyco Healthcare in 1995, and helped the company grow sales from $600 million in 1995 to more than $10 billion when Covidien was spun off as a separate public company in 2007.

Previously, Mr. Dockendorff held leadership positions at Epsco, Inc. and Infrared Industries. He also worked as an accountant at Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young) and the General Motors Corporation.

A Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Dockendorff received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Massachusetts and a Master of Science degree in Finance from Bentley College.