Medtronic appoints Bush Administration lawyer as general counsel, SVP
Medtronic has appointed D. Cameron Findlay as senior vice president (SVP), general counsel and corporate secretary, effective Aug. 24. 

Prior to joining Medtronic, Findlay served for six years as executive vice president and general counsel at insurance broker Aon. From 2001 to 2003, he served as the deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Labor. Before that, he was a partner at the law firm of Sidley Austin, where his practice included commercial, financial, securities, anti-trust and appellate litigation. Additional career experience included serving as deputy assistant to the President and counselor to the Chief of Staff at the White House in the administration of George H. W. Bush, and as a law clerk at the U.S. Supreme Court for Justice Antonin Scalia.

Findlay will oversee Medtronic's legal function on a global basis, the Minneapolis-based company said. In addition, he will direct its government affairs department and serve as a member of Medtronic's executive committee.