Effective March 1, 2012, Dominique Petitgenet will join Immucor as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Petitgenet has more than 25 years finance and administrative experience in international companies. Most recently, Mr. Petitgenet was Chief Financial Officer of Merial, a worldwide leader in the animal health industry. A division of Sanofi, Merial had annual revenue of $2.6 billion in 2010 with sales in 150 countries. Prior to Merial, Mr. Petitgenet held various positions in Rhodia, Rhone-Poulenc Group and the Montedison Group.
"Dominique has extensive experience leading global finance teams with a business focus to support growth," stated William A Hawkins, Immucor's President and Chief Executive Officer. "The addition of Dominique strengthens our management team as we look to grow the business both in the U.S. and internationally."