Agilent Appoints Visionary Leader Philip Binns to Helm Life Sciences and Applied Markets Group

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) has just unveiled an exciting new chapter in its leadership team with the appointment of Philip Binns as the dynamic President of the company’s Life Sciences and Applied Markets Group (LSAG). Binns, a seasoned professional who previously held the role of Vice President and General Manager for the Spectroscopy and Vacuum Solutions Division within LSAG, takes the reins from the departing Jacob Thaysen, effective today.

This announcement comes with high anticipation as Agilent’s President and CEO, Mike McMullen, expressed great enthusiasm about Binns’ arrival, highlighting his wealth of knowledge, extensive experience, and demonstrated leadership prowess. McMullen’s confidence is palpable as he expects Binns to continue propelling LSAG and Agilent to even greater heights. McMullen also took a moment to extend his gratitude to Jacob Thaysen for his invaluable contributions during his tenure at Agilent.

Binns’ journey with Agilent began in 2010 when the company acquired Varian, Inc., and his impact has been nothing short of transformative. He played a pivotal role in reshaping Agilent’s spectroscopy business, elevating it to its current preeminent status in the market. With a combination of exceptional leadership abilities and a profound understanding of the industry landscape, Binns has consistently earned greater responsibilities throughout his tenure, both at Agilent and Varian.

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