Peter Mehlape
Peter MehlapeManaging Director of Medtronic Africa
Peter Mehlape is the Managing Director of Medtronic Africa. Peter currently serves as the Chairperson of SAMED Board and he is also AMCHAM (American Chamber of Commerce) Board director. Peter’s strong relationships in the healthcare (and other) businesses and network in the public and private sectors opens doors for the association. His leadership and big picture strategies are a source of strength for the Board and Association.

Medtronic’s membership of SAMED has provided Peter with a platform to impact the medtech landscape, network with peers and amplify the voice of the industry.

Peter holds an MBA from Bond University, a Diploma in Marketing and management (IMM) from Institute of Marketing and Management, a Management Advancement Program (MAP) from Wits business school and a Diploma in General Nursing, Midwifery, Community Health and Psychiatry from RAU University.

Formerly Peter was at Becton Dickinson, employed as a Regional Director for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. As regional director, Peter developed and led a business case to invest in Nigeria and Iran, was responsible for design and implementation of go-to-market strategies, was responsible for evaluating new technologies for resource-limited settings that will increase access to quality healthcare for patients in developing countries and emerging markets and managed Becton Dickinson’s global public-private partnerships including identifying new opportunities to advance global health through strategic planning in the region.