Donal Quinn has been appointed new head of the Diagnostics division of the Siemens Healthcare Sector. In his new position, Quinn succeeds Jim Reid-Anderson, who on May 1st became the new CEO of this sector. Prior to his new job, Quinn served as Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer of the Diagnostics division since November 2007.
Donal Quinn has enjoyed a long and successful career in the healthcare industry. After serving as controller for Abbott Laboratories, Ireland, in the late 1970’s, Quinn worked sixteen years for Mallinckrodt Medical, a medical device company based in Hennef, Germany, becoming the Global President of its Hospital Business.
In 1998 Quinn joined the clinical laboratory diagnostics specialist Dade Behring as Group President, Biology, and later became President, overseeing Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In 2000, he was promoted to President, International, responsible for all commercial operations outside of the U.S. and Canada and in 2002, he became President, Global Customer Management. He was appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer of Dade Behring in 2007 with global responsibility for sales, service, marketing and logistics. Dade Behring was acquired by Siemens in 2007.
Quinn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Cork University, Ireland, in 1976 and continued his studies to become a Chartered Management Accountant. He subsequently became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants.
Siemens Healthcare is one of the world’s largest suppliers to the healthcare industry. The company is a renowned medical solutions provider with core competence and innovative strength in diagnostic and therapeutic technologies as well as in knowledge engineering, including information technology and system integration. With its laboratory diagnostics acquisitions, Siemens Healthcare is the first fully integrated diagnostics company, bringing together imaging and lab diagnostics, therapy, and healthcare information technology solutions, supplemented by consulting and support services. Siemens Healthcare delivers solutions across the entire continuum of care – from prevention and early detection, to diagnosis, therapy and care. The company employs more than 49,000 people worldwide and operates in 130 countries. In the fiscal year 2007 (Sept. 30), Siemens Healthcare reported sales of €9.85 billion, orders of €10.27 billion, and group profit of €1.32 billion. Further information can be found by visiting http://www.siemens.com/healthcare