a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the appointment of Jon DiVincenzo as President, Environmental Health and Senior Vice President of PerkinElmer. In this role, Mr. DiVincenzo will have overall leadership responsibility for the Environmental Health business. With revenues of more than $1 billion, the Company’s Environmental Health business focuses primarily on helping customers ensure safer food and a cleaner environment.
Mr. DiVincenzo will assume his new role on December 2, 2013 and report to Robert F. Friel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Maurice “Dusty” Tenney who has led the Environmental Health business for four years will assume a newly created position overseeing global operations and customer logistics for the Corporation.
"We are delighted to welcome Jon to PerkinElmer, further expanding the capabilities of our leadership team,” said Mr. Friel. “Jon’s deep market knowledge and strong track record of building and growing successful global businesses will enable him to play a pivotal role in helping PerkinElmer accelerate growth and innovation.”
Prior to joining PerkinElmer, Mr. DiVincenzo served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Enzymatics, a leading provider of molecular biology reagents. Before that, he worked at Millipore for 18 years where he last served as President of the Bioscience division and also led that company’s Lab Water business, one of Millipore’s fastest growing businesses.
Mr. DiVincenzo received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University where he currently serves on the College of Engineering's Advisory Council. He is a member of the Corporate Executive Board for Innovation and former member of the Board of Directors of the Analytical Life Sciences & Diagnostics Association (ALDA).
About PerkinElmer, Inc.
PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. The company reported revenue of approximately $2.1 billion in 2012, with 7,500 employees serving customers in more than 150 countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index. Additional information is available through 1-877-PKI-NYSE, or at