Business Executives

Kieran Murphy

President and CEO
GE Healthcare

Kieran Murphy is President and CEO of GE Healthcare, a $20 billion business unit of GE that provides transformational medical technologies and solutions to the global healthcare industry. GE Healthcare supports customers in over 100 countries with a broad range of services and systems, from diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT through to molecular diagnostics and life-sciences.

Prior to this, Kieran was President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare Life Sciences, a $3.7 billion molecular medicine business that provides a broad range of industry-leading technologies and services for drug discovery, pre-clinical and clinical development and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, as well as molecular tools for diagnostics, therapy selection and treatment monitoring in patient care. Kieran was appointed CEO in May 2011 and oversaw significant revenue growth and geographic expansion of the molecular medicine business.

Kieran joined GE Healthcare in 2008 from Whatman plc, a $230 million global supplier of filters and membranes for laboratory research, life sciences and medical diagnostic applications. Kieran has over twenty years’ experience in the global life sciences and biotechnology industry, beginning his career with Janssen Pharmaceutical, a division of Johnson and Johnson, followed by leadership roles with Mallinckrodt, veterinary medicines provider Vericore, Novartis, Adprotech, ML Laboratories and Innovata plc