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Charles J. Dockendorff
Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
Charles J. Dockendorff is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) 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. The financial leadership for Covidien’s three business segments also report to him.
Mr. Dockendorff joined the Kendall Healthcare Products Company, the foundation of the Covidien (formerly known as Tyco Healthcare) business, in 1989 as Controller and he was named Vice President and Controller of Kendall in 1994. In 1995, Mr. Dockendorff was appointed CFO of Covidien and helped the Company grow from $600 million in sales to the diverse $10 billion healthcare products leader it is today.
Before joining Covidien and its predecessors, Mr. Dockendorff was the CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer of Epsco, Inc. and the CFO of Infrared Industries, Inc. In addition, Mr. Dockendorff worked as an accountant for Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young) and the General Motors Corporation.
A Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Dockendorff has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Accounting from the University of Massachusetts and a Master of Science degree in Finance from Bentley College (Massachusetts).