Robert F. Friel
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
United States of America
Mr. Robert F. Friel, also known as Rob, has been the Chairman of PerkinElmer LAS (Germany) GmbH since April 2009 and also has been its Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Friel has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of PerkinElmer, Inc. since February 2008 and August 1, 2007 respectively. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of PerkinElmer from August 1, 2007 to February 2008, Chief Financial Officer from February 1999 to January 1, 2006, Executive Vice President from November 1, 2004 to January 1, 2006 and Senior Vice President from February 1999 to January 2006. From 1997 to 1999, he served as the Corporate Vice President and Treasurer of AlliedSignal Inc. He served as the President of Life and Analytical Sciences, a unit of PerkinElmer from February 1, 2006 to August 2007. He served as a Vice President of Finance and Administration of AlliedSgnal Engines from 1992 to 1996. He joined PerkinElmer in 1999. He served for Nineteen years for Allied Signal Inc. (now Honeywell International), progressing through a series of financial management positions and served as its Corporate Treasurer. He started his career at Franklin Mint Corp. He has been the Chairman of PerkinElmer Inc. since April 29, 2009 and also its Executive Director since January 1, 2006. He served as Vice Chairman of Life and Analytical Sciences unit since January 2006. He serves as a Director of Fairchild Semiconductor Corp. He has been a Director of Analytical and Life Science Systems Association since January 1, 2006, NuVasive, Inc. since February 2016. He has been an Independent Director of Xylem Inc. since December 13, 2012. He serves on the Board of March of Dimes Foundation. He served as an Independent Director of CareFusion Corporation from June 9, 2009 to March 17, 2015. He served as a Director of Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since June 15, 2005 and Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc., from March 31, 2004 to May 6, 2009. Mr. Friel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Lafayette College and a Master of Science degree in Taxation from Farleigh Dickinson University.