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Catheryn O'Rourke

Joined Smith+Nephew in February 2013 and became Chief Legal Officer in May 2017 and Chief Legal and Compliance Officer in July 2018. Cathy heads up the Global Legal and Compliance functions and is based in Andover, US.

Skills and Experience

Prior to being appointed Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Cathy has various responsibilities within Legal as Assistant General Counsel – Litigation & Investigations Prior to joining Smith+Nephew, Cathy spent 11 years of her career with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.

Cathy earned her Juris Doctorate in Law from Harvard University.