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Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (BIO)

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Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
1000 Alfred Nobel Drive
Hercules, CA 94547
United States - Map
Phone: 510-724-7000
Fax: 510-741-5817

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Medical Laboratories & Research
Full Time Employees:7,750

Business Summary 

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. manufactures and supplies products and systems used to separate complex chemical and biological materials, as well as to identify, analyze, and purify their components for life science research, healthcare, analytical chemistry, and other markets. The company operates through two segments, Life Science and Clinical Diagnostics. The Life Science segment develops, manufactures, and markets a range of reagents, apparatus, and laboratory instruments that are used in research techniques, biopharmaceutical production processes, and food testing regimes. It focuses on selected segments of the life sciences market in proteomics, genomics, biopharmaceutical production, cell biology, and food safety. This segment serves universities and medical schools, industrial research organizations, government agencies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, biotechnology researchers, food producers, and food testing laboratories. The Clinical Diagnostics segment designs, manufactures, sells, and supports test systems, informatics systems, test kits, and specialized quality controls that serve clinical laboratories in the diagnostics market. Its products address specific niches within the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) test market. This segment sells its products to reference laboratories, hospital laboratories, state newborn screening facilities, physiciansÂ’ office laboratories, transfusion laboratories, and insurance and forensic testing laboratories. The company offers its products through its direct sales force and a service network worldwide. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Hercules, California.

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Corporate Governance 
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 8.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Norman D. Schwartz , 64
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Ms. Christine A. Tsingos , 55
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. John Goetz , 64
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Giovanni Magni , 57
Exec. VP of International Sales
Mr. James R. Stark ,
Principal Accounting Officer, VP and Corp. Controller
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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