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Vale Wilson Greatbatch

30 September 2011

We are saddened by the death of Wilson Greatbatch, a great inventor known for a number of advancements in healthcare, including the development of the first implantable pacemaker.

The revolutionary device has saved millions of lives since it was first developed in the 1950s.

Wilson has played an important part in Medtronic’s history and our thoughts are with his family.

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