|[May 21, 2014]
Agilent Technologies Names Dominique Grau Senior Vice President, Human Resources, in Planned Transition
SANTA CLARA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Agilent Technologies (News - Alert) Inc. (NYSE:�A) today announced the appointment of
Dominique Grau as senior vice president, Human Resources, reporting to
William (Bill) Sullivan, president and CEO. Grau will succeed Jean
Halloran, who has announced plans to retire at the end of the fiscal
year, Oct. 31.
Grau will assume his new position Aug. 1, the date on which Agilent and
its electronic measurement business, Keysight Technologies, are expected
to begin conducting business separately within Agilent.
"Jean has served as the senior vice president of HR since Agilent's
inception 14 years ago," said Sullivan. "Her leadership and integrity
have been instrumental to Agilent's success, not only in HR but in many
areas of the business."
"Dominique is a highly respected HR executive with extensive related
experience, in addition to being well rounded in other business areas,
such as IT and order fulfillment," said Sullivan. "His contributions to
Agilent have already been significant, and I am very pleased he will
lead one of the most important functions in the company."
Agilent also announced
plans today to appoint Halloran to the Keysight board of directors,
effective concurrently with, or shortly before, te completion of the
Keysight spinoff, currently targeted for early November 2014.
About Dominique Grau
Grau is vice president of Agilent worldwide HR Strategies, including
Agilent Total Rewards (compensation, benefits and equity), staffing,
regional HR compliance, and HR operations and administration. He joined
Hewlett-Packard (News - Alert) in 1983, working in several positions in IT and Order
Fulfillment before joining Agilent when it was spun off from HP. Grau
has broad international management experience, having lived and worked
in Switzerland, Italy and California. He graduated in business
administration from the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement
company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences,
diagnostics, electronics and communications. The company's 20,600
employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had
revenues of $6.8 billion in fiscal 2013. Information about Agilent is
available at www.agilent.com.
On Sept. 19, 2013, Agilent announced plans to separate into two publicly
traded companies through a tax-free spinoff of its electronic
measurement business. The new company is named Keysight Technologies,
Inc. The separation is expected to be completed in early November 2014.
This news release contains forward-looking statements as defined in the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and is subject to the safe harbors
created therein. The forward-looking statements contained herein
include, but are not limited to, information regarding the anticipated
promotion and retirement of company executives and the separation of
Agilent and Keysight. These forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties that could cause Agilent's results to differ materially
from management's current expectations. Such risks and uncertainties are
detailed in Agilent's filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal
quarter ended Jan. 31, 2014. Forward-looking statements are based on the
beliefs and assumptions of Agilent's management and on currently
available information. Agilent undertakes no responsibility to publicly
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