Heather Knight is executive vice president and group president, Medical Products & Therapies.
She was appointed to her role leading Medical Products & Therapies in 2023 after serving as president, Acute Therapies, Clinical Nutrition, Medication Delivery, Latin America and Canada since 2021. Prior to that, she served as general manager, U.S. Hospital Products.
Knight joined Baxter in 2019 from Medtronic plc, where she most recently served as vice president/general manager of the global gynecologic health, colorectal health and hernia businesses. Knight has nearly 30 years of experience across the pharmaceutical and medical device industries in roles of increasing responsibility. Prior to joining Medtronic, she held key commercial leadership positions at Kendall Healthcare, Tyco Healthcare and Covidien plc.
Knight serves as the executive sponsor of the Black Professional Alliance, a business resource group that serves as a business partner to help save and sustain lives in the Black patient community, and to support the recruitment, engagement and advancement of Baxter's Black talent. She also serves as a member of Baxter's Global Inclusion Council.
Knight received her bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Buffalo.