Michael Coyle

Executive Vice President & Group President, Cardiac and Vascular Group
Medtronic plc

Michael J. Coyle was named executive vice president and group president for Medtronic’s cardiac rhythm heart failure (CRHF), coronary and structural heart (CSH), and aortic and peripheral vascular (APV) business units in December 2009. In this role, Coyle oversees three Medtronic businesses, providing strategic direction and ensuring cross-functional synergies—including integrated growth plans and alignment.

Prior to joining Medtronic, Coyle most recently provided leadership consulting services to private equity, venture capital and medical device technology firms. From 2001 to 2007, he served as president of the CRM division at St. Jude Medical, where he led the company’s global pacemaker, implantable cardioverter defibrillator and cardiac resynchronization businesses. He also served St. Jude as president of the company’s Daig Catheter division. In addition, Coyle has held numerous leadership positions at Eli Lilly & Company.

Coyle earned a bachelor’s degree from Case Western Reserve University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.