Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 –2018

Dennis Crowley/Baxter Healthcare

Dennis Crowley is the Senior Vice President of Business Development & Licensing for Baxter Healthcare, leading all external transactions for the company.  Prior to joining Baxter in June 2017, he served as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at Acelity. Previously, he worked at Medtronic PLC (and before that, Covidien PLC) in roles of increasing responsibility between 2005 and 2015, most recently as Vice President, Corporate Development. Dennis began his professional career with Tyco International in 1993 and served in various strategic, business development and operational roles during his 12-year tenure.  Over his career, he has led over 120 transactions with a combined value over 12 billion USD.  Dennis received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard College.

Dennis is involved with local fundraising efforts for the Children’s Medical Research Foundation that provides vital funding for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital and the National Children’s Research Centre.  A fourth-generation Irish American, Dennis traces both sides of his family to County Cork. His appreciation for the Irish countryside and rural lifestyle comes from his mother who grew up on a dairy farm in the midwestern part of the U.S.  Fortunately, Dennis is able to make annual pilgrimages with his two brothers to Ireland to ensure that the golf courses remain green. ♦