Chairman of the Board
Mr. Meelia has served as the Chairman of the board of directors of Apollo since 2012. From July 2007 until his retirement in July 2011, Mr. Meelia served as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Covidien plc following its separation from Tyco International in June 2007. From January 2006 through the separation, Mr. Meelia was the Chief Executive Officer of Tyco Healthcare and from 1995 through the separation, Mr. Meelia was also the President of Tyco Healthcare. Mr. Meelia joined Kendall Healthcare Products Company, the foundation of both the Tyco Healthcare Business and Covidien, as Group President in 1991. He became President of Tyco Healthcare in 1995. Mr. Meelia is a member of the board of directors of Haemonetics Corporation, for which he serves as Chairman, and ConformMIS, Inc. Mr. Meelia holds a B.A business from Saint Anselm College and an M.B.A. from Boston College. Apollo believes Mr. Meelia’s qualifications to serve on the board of directors include his extensive industry knowledge and experience as a chief executive within the medical device industry and his public company governance expertise.