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Deepak Nath

Appointed in April 2022.

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Career and Experience

Deepak holds a BSc and MSc in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Theoretical Mechanics from the University of California, Berkeley. In 1998 he joined the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as a scientist in the New Technologies Engineering Division/ Computational Physics Group. In 2000 he moved to McKinsey & Company, where he progressed to become an Engagement Manager. In 2004 he left to join Amgen rising to Director, R&D Strategic Operations and Finance.

In 2007 Deepak joined Abbott Laboratories Inc. in the Vascular division. He held roles of increasing responsibility in R&D, marketing, commercial and divisional leadership and rose to become President of Abbott Vascular, then one of the company’s largest businesses, and an Executive Officer of Abbott Laboratories.

Deepak joins Smith+Nephew from Siemens Healthineers (2018–2022) where most recently he was President of the Diagnostics business segment responsible for $6 billion of revenue and 15,000 employees.

Other Current Appointments

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Skills and Competencies

Deepak brings global leadership and risk-management expertise and has a track record of driving growth at major healthcare companies through delivering a significant improvement in execution and building a strong results-focused culture.