Agilent Technologies (California, USA) has announced the promotion of Fred Strohmeier, vice president and general manager of Agilent's Life Science Products and Solutions, to senior vice president, Agilent, and president of Agilent's Life Sciences and Diagnostics Group (LDG), effective immediately.
The announcement follows the planned separation of the companies into two independently publicly traded companies in September 2013. Strohmeir has worked for Agilent for 34 years and is based in Waldbronn, Germany, where he has been country president and managing director for Agilent Technologies Deutschland GmbH.
William (Bill) Sullivan, Agilent president and CEO, said: “Fred is an excellent choice to lead this fast-growing business segment. He is a highly respected leader with a wealth of deep experience and expertise in life sciences products and solutions — the foundation for LDG. Fred was an integral part of the formation of the new LDG, and I look forward to his leadership of the group.”
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