Medtronic hires Mark Ploof as senior vice president

Medtronic hired Mark Ploof as senior vice president of global operations and business operations.

Ploof previously worked with portfolio companies of Cerberus Capital Management, a private equity firm based in New York. He most recently was the chief customer experience officer at YP, the  marketing company formerly known as Yellow Pages. Ploof also used to work at General Electric.

At Medtronic, Ploof replaces Gary Ellis, a longtime Medtronic executive, senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) who plans on retiring at the end of FY2017. In May, Medtronic announced Karen L. Parkhill would assume Ellis’s CFO duties.