Giuseppe Accogli is executive vice president and chief operating officer.
In 2021, Accogli was appointed to a newly created role of executive vice president and chief operating officer with responsibility for Baxter's eight global business units and the Americas. Prior to his current role, Accogli served as senior vice president, Americas and Global Business Units. In 2020, his role was expanded to include president of Baxter's Global Businesses, a position he held from 2017 to 2019. He also served as corporate vice president and president, Renal from 2016 to 2017, and as head of the U.S. region for Baxter's Renal business from 2015 to 2016. Accogli joined Baxter in 2007 as Renal business unit director in Italy and assumed positions of increasing responsibility with the Renal business in Europe, including head of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region for Baxter's Renal business from 2013 to 2015. Prior to joining Baxter, Accogli worked as a business unit manager and sales and marketing manager for Medtronic plc in Italy, and in several sales, product and marketing roles for Tyco Healthcare and then Covidien in Italy and EMEA.
He earned his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Bari in Bari, Italy and master's degrees from SAA Turin and the University of San Diego.