Padraig McDonnell is senior vice president of Agilent and president of the Agilent CrossLab Group (ACG), which includes core and enterprise services, specialty chemicals and consumables. Padraig assumed the position in May 2020. Previously, he was vice president and general manager of Agilent’s Chemistries and Supplies Division, a role he held since 2016.
Padraig has been in the analytical and scientific instrument industry for 22 years, starting his career at Hewlett-Packard Co., Agilent’s predecessor company, in 1998. He’s been instrumental in driving the service and sales growth of the Europe, Middle East, Africa and India region (EMEAI) for many years, rising through the ranks from service engineer (1998), sales account manager (1999), Ireland business team manager and general manager (2007), sales director (2011) and EMEAI Laboratory Solution Sales vice president and general manager (2014). He is a champion of delivering customer value and complete laboratory solutions, which are foundational principles in ACG’s “From Insights to Outcomes” brand promise.