Wharton Business School
Mike McMullen is Agilent’s CEO-elect. He will assume the CEO position in March 2015 when William (Bill) Sullivan takes an advisory role until his retirement. As a first step in the CEO transition, McMullen has been named president and chief operating officer.
McMullen has more than 30 years of industry experience and senior management experience at Agilent. He has been president of the company’s Chemical Analysis Group (CAG) since 2009, a role he still fills on an acting basis.
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
arlene J.S. Solomon is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Agilent Technologies. Her responsibilities include developing the company's long-term technology strategy and overseeing the alignment of Agilent’s objectives with its centralized research-and-development activities.
Solomon brings extensive experience in R&D and management to her current leadership role at Agilent. She joined Hewlett-Packard Laboratories in 1984 as a member of the technical staff, subsequently holding a variety of research and management positions there, including R&D manager for the Chemical and Biological Systems Department. She joined Agilent Technologies when the company was formed in 1999 with a dual role as director of the Life Sciences Technologies Laboratory within Agilent Laboratories, and as senior director, research and development/technology for Agilent's Life Sciences and Chemical Analysis business. Prior to being named to her current post, Solomon was vice president and director of Agilent Laboratories.
Didier Hirsch has been a non-executive member of Logitech’s board of directors since September 2012 and is the chair of Logitech’s Audit Committee and serves on Logitech’s Nominating Committee.
Didier Hirsch is the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Agilent Technologies, Inc., a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. Didier Hirsch has been with Agilent since its inception in 1999, holding multiple leadership roles in finance. Prior to joining Agilent, Didier Hirsch had been with Hewlett-Packard Company since 1989, serving in leadership roles in finance and administration in EMEA and Asia Pacific. Previously, he held finance positions at Ford Motor Company, Bendix/Allied Signal and STMicroelectronics.