Didier Hirsch was appointed this week as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Agilent Technologies. He had been serving as acting CFO since April 1.
Prior to joining Agilent in 1999, Hirsch was director of finance and administration for Hewlett-Packard Europe, Middle East and Africa. He has a master's degree in computer science from Toulouse University and a master's degree in industrial administration from Purdue University.
PharmaNet Development Group announced this week that Riaz Bandali has joined the company as president of early stage development. He will be based at the company's Montreal facility.
Previously, Bandali was senior vice-president of strategy and business development at AB Sciex and Molecular Devices.