The administration chief for PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE:PKI), Richard Walsh, plans to step down in March, according to a filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.*
Walsh, who joined the Waltham, Mass.-based research and diagnostic instruments maker in 1998 to lead its human resources department, plans to retire as of March 31, according to the filing. He was tapped as PerkinElmer‘s CAO in January 2006. His resumé includes management-level stints in HR at ABB and Unilever.