New finance chief at Becton, Dickinson and Co. | Personnel Moves

July 9, 2013 by Sony Salzman

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A new finance chief will take over on Monday at Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX), the company announced this week. BD nabbed Christopher Reidy from his former gig as CFO at ADP Corporation. Reidy has also worked in executive finance roles at NBA Properties Inc. and AT&T.

BD's Suketu Upadhyay, who has worked as CFO since Nov. 2012, will not leave the company, but he will step down a rung to work as senior VP of finance.

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"It is a pleasure to welcome Chris to our executive management team," CEO Vincent Forlenza said in prepared remarks. "He possesses significant financial and operational expertise, complemented by strategic and execution skills.

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