FULLERTON, Calif., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE: BEC), a leading developer of products that simplify and automate complex biomedical testing, announced today that Susan R. Nowakowski, chief executive officer, president, and director of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS) has been elected to the board of directors of Beckman Coulter, effective December 10.
"Susan is a highly respected business leader with experience in healthcare services, life sciences and venture capital. She has an outstanding record of accomplishments and delivering value for AMN Healthcare shareholders," said Betty Woods, chairman of the Beckman Coulter board of directors. "Her strong leadership, operational and financial skills will be of great value to our board."
Since 2005, Nowakowski has served as CEO of AMN Healthcare Services, the largest healthcare staffing company in the U.S. and the first to exceed $1 billion in annual revenue. Nowakowski has been employed at AMN, in a variety of leadership roles including chief financial officer and chief operating officer, since 1990. Prior to that, she worked at BioVest Partners, a venture capital firm, and at Hybritech, a subsidiary of Eli Lilly that Beckman Coulter later acquired.
Nowakowski also serves on the board of directors of the University of
California San Diego Sulpizio Family Cardiovas
|SOURCE Beckman Coulter, Inc.|
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