Covidien overhauls leadership team
Incoming Covidien CEO José (Joe) E. Almeida will start his new job on July 1 with a new cadre of executives. Three months after announcing its succession plan for the CEO job, Covidien (NYSE: COV) on Wednesday announced a shake-up of top leadership intended to “streamline” the company’s organization.
James M. Muse, senior vice president, global supply chain, will retire after 32 years with the company. Scott Flora, president, surgical devices, will leave Covidien after five years in the role, “to pursue other career opportunities,” the company said in a press release.