MedTech Dive March 23, 2023
Nick Paul Taylor

Dive Brief:

  • Medtronic has combined its robotic-assisted surgery technology and older surgical devices into a single operating unit led by Mike Marinaro.
  • The company disclosed the change, which was first reported by MassDevice, in an update to its website, which now says Marinaro leads a “newly combined Surgical Operating Unit” that brings together “a legacy of surgical devices and the new robotic-assisted surgery technology.”
  • Medtronic created two distinct operating units — Surgical Innovations and Surgical Robotics — when it restructured in 2021 but has now joined them together in pursuit of a growth opportunity.

Dive Insight:

Marinaro became president of Medtronic’s Surgical Robotics business last year. At that time, Matt Perry was Marinaro’s counterpart at the Surgical...

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