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Ben Brinker

President, International - Medical Segment

Ben Brinker is President of International for the Medical Segment. He maintains responsibility for all commercial activities across the APAC, Canada, EMEA and LATAM regions.

Over the past 20 years, Ben has held several key roles within sales, marketing and general management. He joined Cardinal Health in 2017 when the company acquired Medtronic’s Patient Recovery business. Most recently, Ben served as the Senior Vice President & General Manager of global products for the Medical Segment. In this role, Ben held responsibility for Cardinal Health's global branded product franchises, Medical Affairs and R&D functions.


Before joining Cardinal Health, Ben served as the Global Vice President of Marketing for Medtronic’s Patient Recovery business, where he led the Patient Recovery team through acquisition and integration into Cardinal Health. Previously, he held various VP roles at Medtronic and Covidien, focused across US regional marketing, US non-acute general management and international portfolio, market development and commercial enablement responsibilities.


He is a graduate of Saint Louis University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He earned his MBA at Babson College (Olin), with an emphasis on Corporate Entrepreneurship.

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  • President, International - Medical Segment

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