MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that Ludwig N. Hantson has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Dr. Hantson, who has more than 30 years of experience in the life sciences industry, is the Chief Executive Officer of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly-traded global biopharmaceutical company. Before joining Alexion, Dr. Hantson was President and Chief Executive Officer of Baxalta Incorporated. He led Baxalta’s spin-off as a public company from Baxter in July of 2015. He joined Baxter in May 2010 as the President of Baxter BioScience, and previously held leadership roles with Novartis AG and Johnson & Johnson.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Ludwig to our Board,” said Steve MacMillan, Hologic’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “With his experience leading innovative companies, he brings additional depth to the operational expertise, strategic vision and global perspective of our Board.”
Dr. Hantson received his Ph.D. in motor rehabilitation and physical therapy, Master’s degree in physical education, and a certification in high secondary education, all from the University of Louvain in Belgium.
Hologic, Inc. is an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women's health and well-being through early detection and treatment. For more information on Hologic, visit www.hologic.com.
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