Agilent Technologies' COO Bill Sullivan to Expand Role; Electronic Products and Solutions Group Senior VP Byron Anderson to Retire.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
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Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :A) today announced that Agilent Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. Bill Sullivan will assume leadership of the company's Electronic Products and Solutions Group (EPSG EPSG European Petroleum Survey Group
EPSG Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group
EPSG Electronic Publishing Specialist Group ) as of Feb. 1. Sullivan will replace Byron Anderson, who announced his retirement after a 33-year career with Agilent and Hewlett-Packard Company.
Sullivan will continue as Agilent's COO with some of his corporate responsibilities, in addition to his new EPSG leadership role. EPSG is a part of Agilent's Test and Measurement Organization, and the largest business group within the company.
Prior to his COO position, Sullivan was senior vice president and general manager of Agilent's Semiconductor Products Group.
"I believe Bill's leadership and operations skills will have a great impact on EPSG," said Agilent Chairman, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Ned Barnholt. "I'd also like to thank Byron for his many contributions to Agilent and HP. Byron has played a key role in the growth of our Test and Measurement business and in the launch of Agilent."
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