CEO Today Hea l thcare Award s 2022 - SINGAPORE - - 58 - www.asiapac.medtronic.com Chris Lee is Senior Vice President and President of Medtronic Asia Pacific (APAC). Chris joined Medtronic in 2012 as president of the Greater China region. Under his leadership, the region achieved five consecutive years of doubledigit growth by bringing meaningful innovation and expanding access to more patients in China. Chris has a strong track record of global leadership in the healthcare industry — both in pharmaceutical and medical technology. He is known for his inclusive leadership style, commitment to meritocracy, and proven business success. During his time in China, Chris developed strategic partnerships with the Chinese government and was a strong supporter of corporate social responsibility — leading the company’s effective relief efforts to respond to the Lushan earthquake in Sichuan Province. Prior to Medtronic, Chris was Regional Head and Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific at Bayer HealthCare where he was responsible for overall operations in the region, including pharmaceuticals, consumer over the counter, animal health, and medical devices. Chris has also held roles of increasing responsibility in a number of multinational companies, including Bristol Myers Squibb and Merck Sharpe and Dohme, while based in Asia Pacific and the U.S., respectively.