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Juergen Schwiezer to retire from Roche Diagnostics

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Juergen Schwiezer, CEO of Roche’s diagnostics division, has announced he will retire at the end of the year. Meanwhile, Daniel O’Day will become chief operating officer of Roche Diagnostics on January 1 2010. Mr O’Day is currently head of the company’s molecular diagnostics division. Mr Schwiezer joined Boehringer Mannheim in 1976 and was appointed head of its executive committee in 1995. He became a member of the executive committee of Roche Germany in 1998, and has headed the diagnostics division since 2008.

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