Senior Vice President, Cardiac Rhythm Management

Randel is Abbott’s Senior Vice President, Cardiac Rhythm Management. He was appointed to this role in 2019. He previously served as Vice President, Global Operations, Cardiovascular and Neuromodulation.


Randel joined Abbott in 2012 as Divisional Vice President, Manufacturing Operations.  He began his now more than 30-year career in cardiovascular R&D at American Hospital Supply Cardiovascular Group, and subsequently held leadership positions at a variety of companies. These include Vice President, Operations at Edwards Lifesciences; Senior Vice President, Technology and Operations at Vertos Medical, and numerous positions in R&D and operations, including Vice President, Global Manufacturing, at Baxter International.


Randel earned his bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, California. He also holds a graduate certificate in Biomedical Engineering from University of California, Irvine and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University, Malibu, California.