Mike McMullen was appointed Agilent CEO in March 2015, replacing William (Bill) Sullivan.
McMullen has more than 30 years of industry experience and senior management experience at Agilent. He was president of the company's Chemical Analysis Group from 2009 until November 2014.
As head of CAG, McMullen transformed the business, consistently delivering market-leading growth and profits. He championed strategic acquisitions and architected Agilent's China strategy. He built the Agilent CrossLab Group, which includes services, software and consumables; ACG was made one of Agilent's three major businesses in September 2014. McMullen also has significant international experience, having lived in Japan, where he led Agilent's Japan field sales and support operations, later adding responsibility for China field operations. He is recognized for his inspirational leadership style.
McMullen joined Agilent's predecessor, Hewlett-Packard Co., in 1984 as a financial analyst. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics and business administration from the University of Delaware and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.
Mike McMullen became the third CEO in Agilent Technologies’ history on March 18, 2015, replacing William (Bill) Sullivan. McMullen brings strong leadership skills to the role, with more than 30 years of industry experience and senior management experience at Agilent.
Joining Hewlett-Packard Co., Agilent's predecessor, in 1984, McMullen quickly became known as an inspiring leader who could deliver transformative business results. Most recently, McMullen was Agilent’s president and chief operating officer. Prior to that, he was president of Agilent's Chemical Analysis Group. Under his leadership, the business consistently achieved market-leading profitability.
McMullen earned a bachelor's degree in economics and finance from University of Delaware and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is married and has two sons.
Agilent Technologies is an American public research, development and manufacturing company established in 1999 as a spin-off from Hewlett Packard. The resulting IPO of Agilent stock was the largest in the history of Silicon Valley at the time.
The company provides analytical instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow. Agilent focuses its products and services on six markets: food, environmental and forensics, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, chemical and energy, and research.