Skip to main content

C. R. Bard, Inc. Leadership

Tommy G. Thompson

Tommy G. Thompson

Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Mr. Thompson served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from January 2001 to January 2005, having been Governor of Wisconsin from November 1986 to January 2001. He is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thompson Holdings since 2012. Mr. Thompson also serves as an adjunct senior advisor at the Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP law firm since January 2017, having been a partner from March 2005 to January 2012. He served as Independent Chairman of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions from March 2005 to May 2009. Mr. Thompson was Chairman of the Board of Logistics Health, Inc. from January 2011 to June 2011, having been President of Logistics Health, Inc. from February 2005 to January 2011. He is also a director of Centene Corporation, Physicians Realty Trust, Therapeutics MD, Inc.  and United Therapeutics Corporation.

 Mr. Thompson has been a director of C. R. Bard, Inc. since August 2005 and is a member of the Governance Committee, the Regulatory Compliance Committee, and the Science and Technology Committee.