DUBLIN: Healthcare products company Covidien has hired Jacqueline Strayer as SVP of corporate communications.
Strayer will be based in Mansfield, MA, and report to Jose Almeida, chairman, president, and CEO of Covidien. She will lead the company's global communications strategies, including PR, corporate marketing, media relations, financial communications, crisis and issues management, philanthropy, and digital.
Prior to joining Covidien, Strayer was VP of corporate communications at industrial company Johnson Controls, where she oversaw media relations, internal communications, digital and social media, branding, and advertising. She was also VP of corporate communications at Arrow Electronics and held senior communications roles at United Technologies, GE Capital, and William M. Mercer.