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Robert Friel

Robert Friel

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PerkinElmer, Inc.

Age 64
Director since 2020

Mr. Friel recently retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PerkinElmer, Inc., a role he served in for more than 10 years. During his 20-year career at PerkinElmer, a global business dedicated to serving the diagnostics, life sciences, food and applied markets, Mr. Friel held roles of increasing responsibility that included Chief Operating Officer, President of the Life and Analytical Sciences Division and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining PerkinElmer, Mr. Friel served in several finance-focused senior management positions with AlliedSignal, Inc., now Honeywell International. Mr. Friel sits on the Board of Directors of New York Life Insurance Company, NuVasive, Inc. and Xylem, Inc. He has prior board experience with CareFusion, Inc., Fairchild Semiconductor, Inc. and Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.