Business 100 – 2019

Liam Kelly/Teleflex

Liam J. Kelly became president and chief executive officer of Teleflex on January 1, 2018. He has been a director of Teleflex since May 2018. He joined Teleflex in April 2009 and shortly thereafter assumed responsibility as president of EMEA. He was then promoted to the position of executive vice president and president, International in June 2012. In April 2014, Mr. Kelly was appointed Executive Vice President and President, Americas. In April 2015, Mr. Kelly was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. From May 2016 to December 2017, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer.Prior to joining Teleflex, Mr. Kelly worked at Hill-Rom where he held senior leadership positions from 2002 to 2009. He was the Vice President of International Marketing and Product Development and previously had been Managing Director of their UK and Ireland businesses.Mr. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Business Studies from University of Limerick.