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Christopher Reidy Named BD's CFO - Quick Facts

Medical technology firm Becton, Dickinson and Co. or BD (BDX) has named Christopher Reidy as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Administration, effective July 15, 2013. He would report to Vincent Forlenza, Chairman, Chief Executive and President.

Reidy would be accountable for executive management and oversight of BD's global financial operations and shared services, as well as oversight of Information Technology after a transition period. He joins BD from ADP Corp., where he served as Corporate Vice President and CFO for 6 years. Prior to ADP, Reidy's over 30 years of experience includes serving as CFO at NBA Properties, Inc.; Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer and division CFO roles at AT&T Corporation; and Audit Partner at Deloitte & Touche.

Suketu Upadhyay, who was serving as Acting Chief Financial Officer since November 2012, would have expanded responsibilities across BD's finance organization and would serve as the company's principal accounting officer in his new role as Senior Vice President, Finance, also with effect from July 15, 2013.

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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