Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced that its Board of Directors unanimously voted to elect Preetha Reddy, managing director of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, a division of the Apollo Group, which is one of the largest hospital groups in Asia, to the board as an independent director.
In addition to her work as the managing director of Apollo Hospitals, Ms. Reddy has been prominent in industry and Indian government efforts to advance important health care issues. In 2009, the Prime Minister of India appointed her to serve on the Indo-U.S. CEOs Forum and the Indo-Malaysia CEOs Forum, think tanks created to strengthen bilateral cooperation and trade. Ms. Reddy is a member of the Wipro Business Leadership Council, a governing board member of XLRI Jamshedpur, a leading management institution in India, and a senior vice president of the All India Management Association.(c) 2012 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved. [Image from Yahoo Finance India]