PerkinElmer, Inc (PerkinElmer), a US-based medical devices company, board has appointed Frank A. “Andy” Wilson as senior vice president (SVP), chief accounting officer (CAO), and chief financial officer (CFO) for the company, effective May 18, 2009. In this capacity, Wilson would have overall leadership responsibility for the strategy and operations for all of the company's finance and control functions.

Before joining PerkinElmer, Wilson was the corporate vice president of investor relations at Danaher Corporation (Danaher). At Danaher, he held key financial and business management positions. Wilson comes to Danaher in 1997, after several years with AlliedSignal, Inc., where he served as CFO for one of its businesses. His previous experience includes five years with PepsiCo Inc. in financial leadership and controllership positions and five years with KPMG Peat Marwick.

“Andy brings to PerkinElmer over 20 years of expertise in developing effective financial and business strategies for driving financial performance,” commented Robert Friel, the company’s chairman and chief executive officer. “His experience in the medical and environmental industries combined with his strong strategic skills and general management experience will be a significant asset to PerkinElmer.”