José E. Almeida

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José E. Almeida is an American businessman. He has served as the Chairman and CEO of Baxter International, Inc. since January, 2016.[1][2] He worked for Tyco Healthcare from 1995 to 2002. He was President of Medical Devices division from October 2006 to June 2011.[3] He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Covidien since March 2012 and as the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director since July 2011. He became a director of EMC Corporation on Jan 12, 2015[4] and resigned on October 30, 2015 due to his election as Chairman and CEO of Baxter.[5] In 2015, he worked for The Carlyle Group as an Operating Executive in the Global Healthcare group.[6]

A native of Brazil, Mr. Almeida received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Escola de Engenharia Mauá in São Paulo.[7] He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and Partners in Health, and he is a member of Business Roundtable.


  1. ^ "Baxter Names José Almeida Chairman and CEO". Baxter. October 28, 2015. Retrieved May 8, 2016.
  2. ^ "José E. Almeida: Executive Profile & Biography - Bloomberg". Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  3. ^ "Covidien Plc (COV:New York)". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  4. ^ "EMC Expands Board of Directors with Appointment of José E. Almeida and Donald J. Carty". EMC Corporation. January 12, 2015.
  5. ^ "EMC Corporation - Investor Relations - Financials - SEC Filings - SEC Filings Details" (Press release). EMC Corporation. November 2, 2015.
  6. ^ "The Carlyle Group Names José E. Almeida Operating Executive for Global Healthcare Team | The Carlyle Group". The Carlyle Group. May 4, 2015. Retrieved May 8, 2016.
  7. ^ Hoffman, Liz; Lublin, Joann S. (2015-10-28). "Baxter International Hires Outsider José Almeida as CEO". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2018-08-28.