Leadership Team

Stephen P. MacMillan

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Stephen P. MacMillan joined Hologic in December 2013 as President and CEO, and has led a dramatic turnaround at the Company. He was elected Chairman of our Board of Directors in June 2015. From 2005 to 2012, Mr. MacMillan served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Stryker Corporation, where he had been President since 2003. During his tenure at Stryker, Mr. MacMillan successfully led the company through a series of key strategic acquisitions, the launch of a number of products within the orthopedic implants and medical instrumentation businesses, and delivered strong operating performance, with revenue tripling from $2.8 billion to $8.3 billion, between 2003 and 2011.  Prior to 2003, Mr. MacMillan was a senior executive with Pharmacia Corporation, where he oversaw five global businesses with revenues exceeding $2 billion, including one in diagnostics. Prior to joining Pharmacia, Mr. MacMillan spent 11 years with Johnson & Johnson in a variety of senior roles both in the U.S. and Europe, including President of the joint venture between Johnson & Johnson and Merck. Mr. MacMillan began his career with Procter and Gamble in 1985. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Davidson College and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. Mr. MacMillan currently serves on the board of directors of Boston Scientific Corporation. Mr. MacMillan previously served on the Boards of Directors of Alere, Inc. and Texas Instruments.

VIDEO: Steve MacMillan on Enabling Healthier Lives 

Allison Bebo

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Allison Bebo joined Hologic in February 2015 as Senior Vice President, Human Resources with 15 years of human resources experience. From 2000 to 2015, Mrs. Bebo held various human resources leadership positions within ANN INC., primarily focused on talent acquisition, associate relations, and talent management. She most recently served as Vice President, Talent Management. From 2007 to 2012, she served as the Vice President, Human Resources for the Ann Taylor and LOFT field organization. She served as Director of Organizational Effectiveness from 2004 to 2007 and as Director of Talent Resources from 2000 to 2004. From 1997 to 2000, she served as the District Manager for the Northeast Region for Ann Taylor and from 1994 to 1997 she served as Store Manager for Ann Taylor in Stamford, Conn. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

VIDEO: Allison Bebo, SVP, Human Resources 

Eric B. Compton

Chief Operating Officer

Eric B. Compton joined Hologic in April 2014 as Chief Operating Officer. From 1995 to 2014, Mr. Compton worked at Johnson & Johnson in roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, Mr. Compton served as the Worldwide President, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics for Johnson & Johnson. In this position, he was accountable for over $2 billion in global sales across multiple disciplines and held direct responsibility for a workforce of more than 2,800 individuals. From 2011 to August 2012, Mr. Compton served as General Manager, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics and from 2009 to 2011 he served as Worldwide Vice President, Franchise Strategic Marketing, Diabetes Care. Mr. Compton served in various sales and marketing leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson earlier in his career. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Mr. Compton was a Business Development Manager at Procter & Gamble. He began his career in 1986 at Procter & Gamble as a Sales Representative. In April 2017, Mr. Compton was named chairman of the AdvaMedDX Board of Directors.  Mr. Compton holds a Masters of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Richmond.

VIDEO: Eric Compton, COO 

Sean S. Daugherty

Division President, GYN Surgical Solutions

Sean Daugherty joined Hologic in May 2017 as Vice President of Sales for the GYN Surgical division, and was promoted to his current position in July 2017.  He has more than 14 years of experience leading commercial operations, and has established a  track record of growing revenue and EBITDA, improving the customer experience, and developing talented and highly engaged teams.  Prior to joining Hologic, Mr. Daugherty served in leadership roles for several medical technology companies including Resmed and Stryker, where he began his career and held positions of increasing responsibility, including General Manager, Patient Care within Stryker’s Medical division.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Aspects of Conservation from the University of Wisconsin, where he was also a captain of the Badgers basketball team.

John M. Griffin

General Counsel

John M. Griffin joined Hologic in February 2015 as General Counsel with nearly 30 years of experience across a broad spectrum of legal matters. Mr. Griffin worked at Covidien from 2000 to 2015 where he most recently served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel. Previously, from 1994 to 2000, Mr. Griffin served as Assistant United States Attorney in Boston, Massachusetts, and prosecuted complex criminal cases. He began his career at Nutter, McClennen & Fish in Boston. Mr. Griffin currently serves on the board of directors for Por Cristo in Boston and New England Legal Foundation.  He also serves as Treasurer and on the Board of Directors of Health Care Volunteers International.  He has a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Columbia University.

Robert W. McMahon

Chief Financial Officer

Robert W. McMahon joined Hologic in May 2014 as Chief Financial Officer with more than 20 years of healthcare finance experience. From 1993 to 2014, Mr. McMahon worked at Johnson & Johnson in executive finance roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, Mr. McMahon served as the Worldwide Vice President, Finance and Business Development, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics for Johnson & Johnson. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. McMahon served as Vice President, Finance, Consumer Group and from 2004 to 2006 he served as Vice President, Finance, Networking & Computing Services. Mr. McMahon is a Certified Management Accountant and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Central Florida and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Florida.

VIDEO: Bob McMahon, CFO 

Jay A. Stein

Co-founder, Chairman Emeritus, Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer

Jay A. Stein, a co-founder, Chairman Emeritus, Senior Vice President and the Chief Technical Officer of the Company, has served as Executive or Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of the Company since its organization in October 1985. Since October 2007, Dr. Stein has served as Chairman Emeritus pursuant to which he continues to participate in meetings of the Board. He served as a director of the Company from October 1985 through October 2007, including as Chairman of the Company’s Board from June 2001 to November 2002. Dr. Stein received a Ph.D. in Physics from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the principal author of numerous patents involving X-ray technology.

Kevin R. Thornal

Division President, Cynosure

Kevin Thornal joined Hologic in August 2014 as Vice President, Customer Experience, Field Service and Clinical Applications for the Breast and Skeletal Health division. He transitioned to Vice President, Breast and Skeletal Health for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region in early 2016, and was promoted to his current position in July 2017. Prior to joining Hologic, Mr. Thornal worked at Stryker from 2004 to 2014 in positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, and mergers and acquisitions. Throughout his career, Mr. Thornal has established a track record of leading businesses that deliver strong growth and commercial excellence. Before joining the medical technology industry, Mr. Thornal played professional football, including a short stint with the Atlanta Falcons. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree BA in History and minors in English and Secondary Education from Southern Methodist University.

Peter J. Valenti III

Division President, Breast and Skeletal Health Solutions

Peter J. Valenti III joined Hologic in May 2014 as Division President, Breast and Skeletal Health Solutions with nearly 30 years of sales, brand and product management experience, including 20 years focused on healthcare products. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Valenti was a Principal at The New England Consulting Group where he served as a consultant to numerous healthcare companies, including Bausch + Lomb Inc., a role he assumed following his four-year tenure in the North American and Global President roles of Bausch + Lomb’s Vision Care business from 2009 to 2013. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Valenti was the General Manager, U. S. Region for Covidien’s Surgical Devices business. From 1995 to 2007, Mr. Valenti was with Johnson & Johnson and held positions of increasing responsibility including Vice President, Global Franchise for the Vistakon business and Executive Director, Women’s Health for Johnson & Johnson’s Personal Products business. Mr. Valenti began his career at Procter & Gamble. He received a Masters of Business Administration from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.

VIDEO: Pete Valenti on Breast and Skeletal Health Division

Thomas A. West

Division President, Diagnostics Solutions

Thomas A. West joined Hologic in October 2014 as Division President, Diagnostic Solutions with more than 20 years of healthcare experience. From 1992 to 2014, Mr. West worked at Johnson & Johnson in various roles of increasing responsibility across the globe. Most recently, he served as the Worldwide Vice President – Strategy and Business Development for Johnson & Johnson’s Diabetes Solutions Companies. Previously, he served as President of LifeScan North America and as President of LifeScan EMEA. Mr. West has a proven track record in formulating and implementing growth strategies in the life sciences and consumer healthcare industries in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. He has a bachelor’s degree in Politics and Economics from Princeton University and a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing and Strategic Management from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.

VIDEO: Tom West on Diagnostic Solutions Division