Navigation Links
BD Board of Directors Elects John R. Considine as Vice Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors
Date:3/18/2008

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) announced today that it has elected John R. Considine as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of BD and a member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Considine is currently Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of BD. With his election, the BD Board consists of 14 members, all of whom are independent with the exception of Mr. Considine and Edward J. Ludwig, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Considine, 57, joined BD in May 2000 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, after spending 17 years at Wyeth in various financial roles including Senior Vice President - Finance of the corporation. He is currently responsible for worldwide finance, information technology, manufacturing, quality and supply chain operations. Mr. Considine will stand for election at BD's Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2009. He is expected to serve on the Board of Directors until his planned retirement from BD following the 2010 Annual Meeting.

"I look forward to working closely with John over the next two years to further our strategy of increasing revenue growth through innovation, complemented by driving operating effectiveness and productivity," said Edward J. Ludwig, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "John has proven his value to the Company, at both the strategic and operational levels, and he will bring unique skills and depth of knowledge to the Board. His contributions will be instrumental in paving the path for BD's continued success, and I look forward to working with him in his expanded role."

About BD

BD, a leading global medical technology company that manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents, is dedicated to improving people's health throughout the world. BD is focused on improving drug therapy, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases, and advancing research and discovery of new drugs and vaccines. The Company's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs approximately 28,000 people in approximately 50 countries throughout the world. The Company serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public. For more information, please visit http://www.bd.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Hillenbrand Industries Announces Formal Board Approval of Separation by Means of Share Distribution and Details for Completion
2. Conseco Declines Partnerships Request for Board Seats; Review of Strategic Alternatives Underway
3. Weight Watchers Announces Election of Kim Roy to Board of Directors
4. Previously Disclosed Changes in Board Composition of NightHawk Radiology Holdings, Inc. Prompt Notice of Noncompliance from the Nasdaq Global Market
5. CardioDynamics Board of Directors Proposes Reverse Split 1:7 of Companys Shares
6. Alexander M. Cutler Nominated for Election to DuPont Board of Directors
7. Stuart Altman, Ph.D. Joins INSPIRIS Board of Directors
8. Hospital Caregivers Unveil Billboards Calling for Improved Patient Care, Quality Jobs at Community Medical Centers
9. First-Ever National Board Certification(R) for Americas Health Educators Arrives
10. Ventas Appoints James D. Shelton and Robert D. Reed to Board
11. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker To Join Board of Directors of Still River Systems
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Russ DiGilio , ... first national #QuackGivesBack campaign which supported local breast cancer organizations during National Breast ... Quack Gives Back initiative, and we’re very pleased with the participation in ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... ... the increasing demand for dental implants, the National Association of Dental Laboratories ( NADL ... about the safety issues related to dental restorations. According to the American Academy of ... reach $6.4 billion in 2018 with more than 30 million Americans missing all their ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today announced that ... set up in 2006 as a non-profit organization to unite pharmaceutical and healthcare ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... NC (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... Medicare and the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Botelho advocates for the mass media ... story movement gives people ongoing opportunities to share their unfortunate experiences; such a ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... serve communities in and around the greater Phoenix metropolitan region, is announcing a ... , The mission of the Homeless Youth Connection is to promote community awareness ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... 8, 2016 Australia Ophthalmic Lasers Market Outlook ... Ophthalmic Lasers Market Outlook to 2022", provides key market ... provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in ... Excimer Lasers, Femtosecond Lasers and YAG Lasers. The ... for each of these market segements, and global corporate-level ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016 KEY FINDINGS ... poised to grow in 2017-2023. Various reasons for growth ... obese population, higher incidences of chronic diseases, high recovery ... mobility aid services. Medical lifting sling refers to ... with limited mobility. These slings connect to the lift ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec 8, 2016 Research and Markets has announced the ... to their offering. ... This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Endodontic Supplies in ... Canada , Japan , Europe , ... of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: