With the involvement of women in various fields, many of them have to turn out to be exceptional leaders and have set examples of excellence. The medical device industry is booming with breakthrough products with the incorporation of robotics, analytics, materials science, and innovative technology. Some of these women have demonstrated exceptional leadership, operational excellence and expertise in creating the most advance and extensive medical device technologies worldwide. Our list of top 20 women leaders in Medical Devices of 2021 includes women achievers that stand high for their specialized knowledge and have influenced their organization as well as the healthcare technology sector.
1. Ashley McEvoy
Executive Vice President & Worldwide Chairman- Johnson & Johnson
2. Karen Parkhill
Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Medtronic
3. Mojdeh Poul
Executive Vice President, Health Care at 3M Health Care
4. Julie Coletti
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer at Align Technology
5. Myriam Curet
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Intuitive
6. Caren Mason
President and Chief Executive Officer at STAAR Surgical Co.
7. Lena Hagman
Executive Vice President, Quality and Regulatory Compliance at Getinge Group
8. Victoria Carr-Brendel
GVP of Cochlear Implants and President of Advanced Bionics at Sonova
9. Carrie Anderson
Chief Financial Officer at Integra LifeSciences
10. Valerie Asbury
President and Chief Executive Officer at LifeScan
11. Rebeccah Brown
Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs at MiMedx Group, Inc.
12. Leslie Trigg
Chief Executive Officer at Outset Medical
13. Erin Tournoux
Senior Vice President, Operations at PartsSource, Inc.
14. Holly Sheffield
President, CooperSurgical, Inc. at Cooper Companies
15. Noemi Ray
Co-Founder and Vice President, Product Operations at PaceMate
16. Anne-Marie Costet
Chief Executive Officer at Echosens
17. Kathleen Skarvan
President and Chief Executive Officer at Electromed, Inc.
18. Katherine S. Tweden
Vice President, Clinical Sciences at Senseonics, Inc.
19. Peggy Hansen
General Manager, Contract Development and Manufacturing
Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Clinical Affairs at Collagen Matrix, Inc.
20. Laurel Fuqua
Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at Monarch Medical Technologies