logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Quest Diagnostics CFO Robert Hagemann To Step Down At End Of May

Medical testing services provider Quest Diagnostics, Inc. (DGX) announced Thursday that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Robert Hagemann plans to leave the company on May 31, 2013. He may leave earlier if a successor is named and the transition is complete before the end of May.

"We are grateful to Bob for his service to Quest Diagnostics and the leadership he has demonstrated since joining the company in 1992. Quest Diagnostics has benefited enormously from Bob's financial and business expertise over his long tenure with the company," President and CEO Steve Rusckowski said in a statement.

The Madison, New Jersey-based company said it is launching a search for a new CFO that will consider both internal and external candidates, with Hagemann assisting in identifying his successor.

Hagemann, who had a 21 career with the company, has been serving as CFO for the past fifteen years since August 1998. He joined Corning Life Sciences, Inc. in 1992, and came to Quest Diagnostics after it was spun-off from corning in 1996.

After holding various senior financial positions in Corning Life Sciences from 1992, Hagemann was named vice president and corporate controller of the company in 1996.

Prior to joining Corning Life Sciences in 1992, Hagemann was employed by Prime Hospitality, Inc. and Crompton & Knowles, Inc. in senior financial positions. He was also previously associated with Ernst & Young.

"At this point, after 21 years with the company and almost 15 years as the CFO, we agreed now is a good time for a change. I thank everyone at Quest for the tremendous support I have received over the years," Hagemann noted.

DGX closed Wednesday's regular trading session at $55.99, down $0.28 on a volume of 0.90 million shares.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
French car maker Renault SA reported Friday higher profit in its fiscal 2015, with strong growth in automotive profit and revenues. The company announced higher dividend. Looking ahead, for fiscal 2016, Renault expects to increase group revenues at constant exchange rates and improve group operating margin. Shares of Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc were gaining around 13 percent in the morning trading in London after the engine maker reported more-than doubled profit in its fiscal year 2015, with lower one-time items. Underlying earnings were hurt by weakness in Marine markets. Further, the company halved its dividends, and still expects lower revenues next year. German steel giant ThyssenKrupp AG reported a loss in its first quarter, compared to last year's profit as sales and orders were hurt by sharp deterioration in materials businesses. The company said its overall performance in the first quarter was within its full-year forecast corridor. Looking ahead, the company continues to expect higher net income and flat sales for fiscal 2016.
comments powered by Disqus
RELATED NEWS
Trade DGX now with 
Follow RTT