Rick Burdsall has been named vice president and chief information officer of Agilent. Burdsall was recently vice president of Agilent’s information technology solution services. He previously held marketing leadership positions at the company and at HP. Burdsall also has held positions in R&D, manufacturing, and marketing at Magnetic Peripherals, Lockheed Missiles and Space, and Avantek. He has a BS in electrical engineering and an MBA from San Jose State University.