ROBERT F. FRIEL: Age 52; Principal Occupation: Chief Executive Officer and President of PerkinElmer. Director of PerkinElmer since 2006. Mr. Friel currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of PerkinElmer. Prior to being appointed Chief Executive Officer and President in February 2008, he had served as President and Chief Operating Officer since August 2007 and as Vice Chairman and President of our Life and Analytical Sciences unit since January 2006. Mr. Friel was our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, with responsibility for business development and information technology in addition to his oversight of our finance functions, since October 2004. Mr. Friel joined PerkinElmer in February 1999 as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 1980 to 1999, he held several senior management positions with AlliedSignal, Inc., now Honeywell International. Mr. Friel received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Lafayette College and a Master of Science degree in taxation from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Friel is also a director of Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Fairchild Semiconductor Corp.