Corporate Director - Orchid, Florida
Mr. Illingworth has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2013. He currently serves on our Audit Committee and on our Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee.
Mr. Illingworth was the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Smith & Nephew plc, a leading global orthopaedics devices public company, from 2007 until his retirement in 2011.
Prior to 2007, he served as Smith & Nephew’s Chief Operating Officer in 2006, and as President of the orthopaedics business from 2002 to 2006. Prior to his tenure with Smith & Nephew, Mr. Illingworth held senior executive positions with VidaMed, Inc., Nellcor Puritan Bennett LLC and GE Medical Systems, Inc. He is currently a director of Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
Mr. Illingworth has extensive senior business leadership experience in the area of health care and medical products, as well as in-depth international knowledge of the life sciences and institutional health care sectors.