Agilent Technologies’ Executive Vice President
and CFO Adrian Dillon to Leave Company
March 03, 2010 08:32 PM Eastern Time
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced
that Adrian T. Dillon will resign his position as executive vice president, finance and administration, and chief financial
officer, effective April 1. Dillon will become chief financial and administration officer at Skype, based in Luxembourg.
Skype is a provider of software that enables voice and video calls.
Didier Hirsch, vice president, corporate controllership and tax, will be appointed acting chief financial officer,
effective April 1. He is currently responsible for Agilent’s accounting and reporting functions, tax, credit and
collections, vendor payments, and cost accounting. Hirsch has been with Agilent since its inception. Prior to Agilent,
Hirsch was chief financial officer of Hewlett-Packard Europe, Middle East and Africa. Before this, he held a similar
position at Hewlett-Packard Asia Pacific based in Hong Kong. Hirsch joined Hewlett-Packard Company in 1989.
“Adrian’s leadership has played a key role in transforming Agilent into a company known not only for the world’s
best measurement technology, but also for its superb financial operating model and rigorous financial discipline,” said
Bill Sullivan, Agilent president and CEO. “I am deeply grateful for his wise counsel and partnership in Agilent’s
success over the past eight and a half years.”
Dillon joined Agilent in December 2001. He has been responsible for management of the company’s finance
functions, strategic planning and corporate development, as well as shared administrative services, including
information technology and global sourcing.
“Moving forward with Didier as interim CFO, we are assigning a proven veteran performer to this key position while
we complete our search for Adrian’s replacement,” Sullivan said.
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