Board of Directors

Namal Nawana
Former Chief Executive Officer and President, Alere, Inc.

Mr. Nawana was appointed to our Board in January 2018.  Mr. Nawana was Chief Executive Officer, President and a member of the Board of Directors of Alere, Inc. from October 2014 until October 2017, when Alere was acquired by Abbott Laboratories. Mr. Nawana joined Alere as Chief Operating Officer in December 2012 before being named Interim Chief Executive Officer in July 2014. Before joining Alere, Mr. Nawana spent 15 years at Johnson & Johnson in various leadership roles. Most recently, he served as the Worldwide President of DePuy Synthes Spine, a Johnson & Johnson company, from February 2011 to November 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Nawana served as Area Vice President for Johnson & Johnson Medical in Australia and New Zealand from January 2009 to February 2011, Chairman of the DePuy Asia Pacific Franchise Council, General Manager for DePuy Australia from 2007 to December 2008 and General Manager for DePuy Canada from 2004 to 2007.  Mr. Nawana holds an Honors degree in mechanical engineering and a Master of Medical Science from the University of Adelaide, South Australia as well as an MBA from Henley Management College.  Given his past positions, Mr. Nawana brings to our Board deep global experience in the industry as well as operating expertise.