A high-ranking BD executive is set to retire

BD(NYSE: BDX)+ announced today that its EVP and President of Life Sciences, Dave Hickey, intends to […]

BD(NYSE: BDX)+ announced today that its EVP and President of Life Sciences, Dave Hickey, intends to retire this year.

Hickey plans for his retirement to go into effect on July 1, 2024. He originally joined BD in 2014, serving as president of Diagnostic Systems. He took over as president of Integrated Diagnostic Solutions in 2019 and began leading the Life Sciences segment in January 2021.

Prior to joining BD, Hickey held a range of executive leadership positions at Siemens Healthcare.

Read: Dave Hickey explains BD’s diagnostics business strategy.

“For over a decade at BD, Dave has demonstrated a strong, strategic and innovative approach, empowering his teams to deliver impactful results through a growth mindset and developing incredible talent and next-gen leaders at BD,” said Tom Polen, chair, CEO and president. “We wish him all the best in his well-deserved retirement.”

Polen highlighted Hickey’s contributions to the company, which included leading the company do develop diagnostic tests during COVID-19.

The company said it plans to name a successor to Hickey before his retirement date arrives.

“Throughout my career, I’ve been most driven by the people I have had the privilege to lead, and the important work we’ve done to help patients around the world,” Hickey said. “In my 10 years at BD, I’ve worked alongside some of the most incredible and talented teams in medtech who have delivered countless research and diagnostic innovations, and who are having a profound impact on people around the world. I’m incredibly proud of what we’ve accomplished together and am confident in the continued success of BD now and in the future.”

Original article: (https://www.massdevice.com/high-ranking-bd-executive-to-retire/)