Scott Garrett

Senior Operating Partner, Water Street Healthcare Partners

Scott T. Garrett has been a member of our board since May 2013. Mr. Garrett is currently a Senior Operating Partner at Water Street Healthcare Partners. He joined Water Street in 2011 after approximately 35 years in the global healthcare industry. Prior to joining Water Street, Mr. Garrett served as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Beckman Coulter, a leading biomedical company, from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Garrett joined Beckman Coulter in 2002 as President, Clinical Diagnostics Division and was promoted in 2003 to President and Chief Operating Officer.  In January 2005, he became Chief Executive Officer, adding the position of Chairman in 2008.  Prior to that, Mr. Garrett served as Vice Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Kendro Laboratory Products from 1999 to 2001. From 1994 to 1998,  Mr. Garrett served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dade Behring, a leading diagnostics company. He began his career at American Hospital Supply Corporation and continued there after the company was acquired by Baxter International, ultimately serving as Chief Executive of Baxter’s global laboratory business, Baxter Diagnostics.. Mr. Garrett currently serves on the boards of companies in which Water Street has an ownership interest, including  MarketLab Inc. and Orgentec Diagnostics.  He also serves as a director of Immucor, Inc.  Mr. Garrett received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Valparaiso University and an M.B.A. from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.