Quest Diagnostics, a laboratory services company based in Madison, N.J., has named Dr. Franklin Cockerill
III chief laboratory officer. Most recently, Cockerill, 62, was chairman of Mayo Clinic’s department of laboratory medicine and pathology and CEO of Mayo Medical Laboratories, a global lab subsidiary of Rochester, Minn.based Mayo.
In his new role, he will oversee all quality, medical and technological operations within Quest’s lab network, which the company says serves about half of all U.S. hospitals and physicians.
Dr. Stephen Suffin, He replaces who is retiring at the end of the year but will hold a consulting position through 2015.