Toft Group completes SVP, General Counsel and Secretary Search for Agilent, Inc. (Nasdaq:A) in Santa Clara, CA

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Executive search firm Toft Group conducted the search resulting in the placement of Michael Tang as Agilent (Nasdaq:A) new Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in Santa Clara, CA. Tang had previously served as Agilent Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, and was responsible for advising the board of directors and management team on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and securities matters. He served as interim secretary following the departure of former General Counsel Marie Oh Huber in April 2015. Tang was the lead attorney on Agilent's spinoff of its electronic measurement business to form Keysight Technologies.

Prior to joining Agilent in 2006, Tang represented public and private technology companies in a broad range of corporate and securities matters at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, a Palo Alto, California, law firm and Fenwick & West LLP, a Mountain View, California, law firm. Tang is a graduate of Columbia Law School. He also holds a B.S. in economics from The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

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Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A), a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets, is the premier laboratory partner for a better world. Agilent works with customers in more than 100 countries, providing instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow. The company generated revenues of $4.04 billion in fiscal 2015 and employs about 12,000 people worldwide.