Rebecca W. Rimel serves as a director of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a global medical technology company headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. Rimel has been a member of the board since 2012.
From 1994 until her retirement in July 2020, Rimel served as president and chief executive officer of The Pew Charitable Trusts, a public charity that works to improve public policy and inform the public on issues and trends. Prior thereto, she served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia Hospital and also as Head Nurse of its medical center emergency department. Rimel also is a director of BioTelemetry, Inc., a director/trustee of various DWS mutual funds, and a member of the Board of Trustees of The Bridgespan Group.
Rimel brings executive leadership and extensive experience in public policy and advocacy, particularly in the area of healthcare. She also offers the perspective of someone with a strong background in the healthcare field.