He succeeds Julie Sawyer Montgomery, who is now Vice President and Group Executive at Danaher Diagnostics.
“Kevin brings more than 30 years of experience in terms of accelerating and delivering innovation on a global scale within the ‘healthcare industry,” said Sawyer Montgomery.
“He is passionate about developing talent and winning teams to serve customers and meet patient needs through innovation and operational excellence. Kevin’s experience running a complex operating division as president, coupled with his track record of achieving results, equips him well to lead Beckman Coulter Diagnostics’ next chapter.”
“Every hour around the world, more than a million clinical samples — representing up to a million people — are analysed using Beckman Coulter Diagnostics platforms,” said O’Reilly.
“I am very excited to join this team with its legacy of innovation and its deep pipeline of diagnostics advancements designed to play a vital role in improving healthcare outcomes worldwide.”
Most recently, Kevin served as president of Radiation Oncology Solutions at Varian Medical Systems, where he was responsible for more than $3bn in revenue and 6500 associates worldwide.
Throughout his nearly 15-year tenure with Varian, Kevin led end-to-end solutions for all radiation therapy customers, including R&D and product strategy, supply chain and manufacturing, and all global sales, service and marketing.
Under Kevin’s leadership, Varian achieved world-class customer satisfaction and associate engagement scores across all regions while growing market share.
Kevin holds an Honours diploma from the Technical University of Ireland and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Trinity College.