Daniel J. Starks

Daniel J. StarksChairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
May 2004 – Present

St. Jude Medical employee since 1996

Daniel Starks was named Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Jude Medical, Inc. in May 2004. He has served as a member of the St. Jude Medical Board of Directors since May 1996.

Mr. Starks was President and Chief Operating Officer of the company from January 2001 to May 2004. Mr. Starks was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cardiac Rhythm Management business beginning in April 1998.

He previously was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Daig Corporation after it became a wholly-owned subsidiary of St. Jude Medical. Prior to the merger of Daig Corporation with St. Jude Medical, Mr. Starks was President, Secretary and a Director of Daig.