Sullivan brings extensive management experience in the diagnostic and medical device industries to his role with PerkinElmer. Prior to his appointment as Chairman of Hologic, which occurred with the merger of Cytyc Corporation with Hologic, Inc. in October of 2007, he served as Chairman, President and CEO of Cytyc Corporation, a leading provider of medical devices for women's health. Previously, Sullivan held sales and marketing leadership roles with Abbott Laboratories, where he played a key role in driving the growth of its Physician Office Diagnostics business. Sullivan also worked as a consultant with McKinsey & Company.
"We are very privileged to have a leader of Pat's caliber join our Board," said Gregory L. Summe, Executive Chairman of PerkinElmer, Inc. "He was the principal architect of Cytyc's success in women's health. We look forward to benefiting from his broad experience."
Sullivan holds an M.B.A., with distinction, from Harvard University and a B.S., with distinction, from the United States Naval Academy.