James Hinrichs has been appointed by Alere as executive vice president and CFO, effective April 6. He takes over from David Teitel, whom the company previously said would transition to a new role. Hinrichs' responsibilities will include finance, procurement, information technology, and shared services.
He has more than 25 years of experience in financial and executive leadership roles in healthcare and was most recently CFO of CareFusion, which was acquired by Becton Dickinson earlier this month. He previously was senior VP for global customer support and senior VP, controller for CareFusion. Prior to joining that firm, Hinrichs was the CFO of the former clinical technologies and services healthcare supply chain services, and clinical and medical products segments at Cardinal Health.