"Scott is a proven business leader who brings a strong track record of value creation to our Board," said Rob Cascella , President and Chief Executive Officer. "His extensive industry experience will be invaluable as we continue to develop our diagnostics portfolio and international expansion programs. We will benefit from Scott's guidance as we execute our strategy to achieve long-term growth across each of Hologic's franchises."
Mr. Garrett said, "Hologic's strengths and leading market positions provide outstanding opportunities for continued growth and value creation. I look forward to working alongside my fellow directors and the Hologic management team to contribute to the Company's success."
With the addition of Mr. Garrett, the Hologic Board now consists of ten directors, eight of whom are independent.
About Scott Garrett :
Mr. Garrett is an Operating Partner with Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. From 2002 to 2011, Mr. Garrett served in various senior roles at Beckman Coulter, a leading biomedical testing company, including President of Clinical Diagnostics, Chief Operating Officer, and ultimately, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Before joining Beckman Coulter, from 1999 to 2001, he served as Vice Chairman and Interim CEO of Kendro Laboratory Products. In 1998, Mr. Garrett founded Garrett Capital Advisors LLC, a private equity firm focused on venture investments in the life sciences and medical device industries, and partnered with members of the Wat
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