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Jose Almeida has been named chair­man and CEO of Bax­ter In­ter­na­tional, a large med­i­cal prod­ucts com­pany based in Deer­field, Ill. He be­gins his new role at the start of next year.

Almeida, 53, im­me­di­ately joined the com­pany as an ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer to en­sure a smooth tran­si­tion. He Robert re­places Parkin­son Jr., who is re­tir­ing af­ter over a decade as CEO.

Since 2012, Almeida had been chair­man, pres­i­dent and CEO of Co­vi­dien. He be­came a di­rec­tor in 2011 and had served as pres­i­dent of Co­vi­dien’s med­i­cal-de­vice busi­ness, which ac­counts for about two-thirds of the com­pany’s an­nual rev­enue.


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