Corporate Governance - Biography
Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Corporate Development
Andy Kirkpatrick is the Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Corporate Development at Accuray, bringing more than 20 years’ experience in the medical device and technology industries. In his role, Kirkpatrick provides leadership for the Company’s global operations, including manufacturing, supply chain and sustaining engineering. He is also responsible for overseeing corporate partnerships, collaborations, and mergers and acquisitions. Kirkpatrick joined Accuray in 2007, serving as Vice President, Business Development and then General Manager, Americas region, before taking on the global operations and corporate development functions in December 2015.
Prior to joining Accuray, Kirkpatrick held multiple leadership positions at KLA-Tencor and other semiconductor equipment companies in Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Development, Product Marketing and Manufacturing Operations. Kirkpatrick began his professional career as a nuclear engineer and submarine officer in the U.S. Navy.
Kirkpatrick earned his Masters in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley – Walter A. Haas School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy.