Robert Friel


Robert F. Friel

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Robert F. Friel currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PerkinElmer. Mr. Friel served as our Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President from February of 2008 through December of 2018. He previously served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and President of the Life and Analytical Sciences business unit. Prior to his role with LAS, Mr. Friel also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PerkinElmer with responsibilities for business development and information technology; in addition to his oversight of the finance function.

He joined PerkinElmer in 1999 and was one of the primary architects of the company's transformation into a global technology leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. Prior to joining PerkinElmer, he held several senior management positions at AlliedSignal, Inc., now Honeywell International.

Mr. Friel holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Lafayette College and a Master of Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He serves on the Board of Directors of CareFusion; the Analytical and Life Science Systems Association (ALSSA), and is a Member of the National Board of Trustees for the March of Dimes. He is a former member of the Board of Directors at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Fairchild Semiconductor, Inc.

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