Agilent Technologies has appointed Mike McMullen, its president and chief operating officer, as the chief executive officer.
McMullen succeeds William (Bill) Sullivan.
McMullen is Agilent’s third president and CEO since the company spun off from Hewlett-Packard Co. in 1999. He has more than 30 years experience with Agilent and Hewlett-Packard.
As president of Agilent’s Chemical Analysis Group from 2009 until 2014, he was responsible for the chemical and energy, food and environmental markets, as well as the services and consumables business for the Chemical Analysis and Life Sciences groups.
As president, chief operating officer and CEO-elect from September 2014, he was responsible for overseeing Agilent Technologies three businesses including Life Sciences and Applied Markets Group, Agilent CrossLab Group, and Diagnostics and Genomics Group; Order Fulfillment; and the global organization that houses IT, workplace services, global sourcing and logistics.