Biography

Michael Sgrignari

Senior Vice President

Quality and Operations

Michael Sgrignari is Senior Vice President, Quality and Operations, of Covidien plc, a position he has held since July 2011.

In this position, Mr. Sgrignari is responsible for maintaining the performance, compliance and strategic development of the Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs and Operations organizations within Covidien and its 53 manufacturing locations. He also has responsibility for Operational Excellence, Engineering, Corporate Capital and Real Estate, Quality Improvement Program (QIP) and Corporate Logistics and Procurement for the Company.

Prior to being named to this position, Mr. Sgrignari was Vice President, Global Manufacturing, for Covidien’s Medical Devices segment. He began his career with the Company in 1991 at U.S. Surgical Corporation in Manufacturing Engineering, and he has held roles of increasing responsibility in Engineering and Operations positions within the organization since that time.

Prior to joining Covidien, he worked for Textron Inc.

Mr. Sgrignari holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical (Manufacturing) Engineering from Boston University (Massachusetts).