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Apr 23, 2024

This week, we interviewed Doug Hoekstra. Doug worked at Medtronic for 30 years and retired in August 2021.  At Medtronic Doug held the position of Vice President and Global Controller for 12 years.  In this role, he led global finance operations and reporting, financial planning, business development support, finance enterprise excellence, and the finance training and development programs.  He also co-chaired the Finance Executive Committee, which focused on business operations and results, functional strategies and planning, key functional objectives, and talent management.  Prior to this position, Doug served in a variety of other finance roles, including roles in several business units and at the Corporate level.


Prior to Medtronic, Doug was an audit manager at KPMG, a public accounting firm. He graduated from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management in 1986.


Doug is currently serving on the Board of a privately held company, focusing on coaching and mentorship.