Our Company

Serving the continuum of care from healthcare system to end user.

Medline is the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies uniquely positioned to provide products, education and support across the continuum of care. Our ability to bring best practices from one care setting to another — from large healthcare systems and independent physician practices to home health patients and their families, is what sets us apart.

Our team is made up of clinicians, researchers, engineers, financial experts and 1,200 direct sales representatives with outstanding expertise. They know the healthcare business from the bottom up and top down.

This is Medline.

We make healthcare run better.™


Accelerate opportunity. Drive the healthcare solutions needed for today and tomorrow.


We’re proud to be recognized as a top workplace and healthcare supplier.




Charlie Mills

Chief Executive Officer

Charlie joined Medline in 1986 where he started as a sales representative. Since then he has held various positions within the company including sales management, vice president of marketing and vice president of manufacturing. In 1997, he was named CEO. Prior to joining Medline, Charlie was a sales rep with IBM. He received his B.S. degree in Engineering and his MBA from Cornell University.


Andy Mills


Andy started with Medline as a sales representative in Dallas, Texas. He then worked in Medline’s O.R. product division and went on to manage the company’s marketing department before assuming his current position in 1997. Prior to working for Medline, Andy worked in brand management for Procter and Gamble. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Tulane University and earned his MBA from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


Jim Abrams

Chief Operating Officer

Jim joined Medline in 1992 where he started as a sales representative. Since then he has held various management positions within the company until being named COO in 1997. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree and earned his law degree from the University of Chicago. Upon graduation from U of C, he worked for the law firm Kirkland and Ellis.

Our Capabilities

Medline By the Numbers


Years of consecutive growth in revenue

More than 20,000

Employees worldwide


New positions staffed since 2014


Years serving the healthcare industry

No. 32

Rank on the Forbes 2018 list of largest privately held companies in U.S.


Number of countries where Medline conducts business