Senior Vice President, Core Laboratory Diagnostics
United States of America
Jaime Contreras is Senior Vice President, Core Laboratory Diagnostics, Commercial Operations. He was appointed to his current role in September 2013. Previously, he served as Vice President, Diagnostics, Global Commercial Operations.Mr. Contreras joined Abbott in 1992, and has held various management positions in Abbott's Diagnostics Division, including Vice President for Europe, Africa and the Middle East; and General Manager of Commercial Operations in Spain, Portugal and Mexico. Prior to joining Abbott, Mr. Contreras was area director for Bayer in Mexico.Mr. Contreras serves on the board of directors of the European Diagnostic Manufacturers Association (EDMA) and on the Board of Directors of the Clara Abbott Foundation.He earned a bachelor's degree in industrial design from the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana and a master's degree in business administration with specialty in Financial Engineering from the Universidad del Valle de Mexico.