CEO Emeritus and Senior Advisor
Walt Rosebrough was president and chief executive officer of STERIS and a member of its Board of Directors from October 1, 2007 until July 30, 2021 when he stepped down to become CEO Emeritus and Senior Advisor. STERIS is a leading provider of infection prevention and procedural products and services, focused primarily on healthcare, pharmaceutical and medical device Customers.
He has held leadership positions in most major business functions, including product and business development, manufacturing, finance, and marketing. He has led ventures ranging in scale from start-up operations to multi-billion-dollar, multinational businesses with thousands of employees.
Mr. Rosebrough has been a CEO and an executive in the healthcare industry for over 30 years. He served as CEO of Support Systems International (SSI), a leading provider of equipment and services to relieve complications of immobility. After the merger of SSI and Hill-Rom, he was named CEO of Hill-Rom, a global leader in patient support systems, therapeutic products, and workflow information technology.
Mr. Rosebrough currently serves on the board of AAMI (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation), AdvaMed (Advanced Medical Technology Association), Health Insights, GCP (Greater Cleveland Partnership), MDMA (Medical Device Manufacturers Association), Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum, Varex Imaging Corporation and Coastal Hydraulics, Inc. He is a member of the CCI Healthcare Executive Forum, a healthcare roundtable, and Chief Executives Organization. He has served on the boards of Joerns Corporation, The Center for Nursing Leadership, Spalding University and Margaret Mary Hospital.
Mr. Rosebrough holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Kettering University and an MBA from Stanford University where he was a GM Fellow and Arjay Miller Scholar.
Monday, September 27, 2021
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM ET