Patrick J. Balthrop, Sr.
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Patrick J. Balthrop, Sr. is President and Chief Executive Officer of Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX), a biotechnology company based in Austin, Texas, with offices in Toronto, Australia and the Netherlands. Luminex develops, manufactures and markets proprietary biological testing technologies with applications throughout the life-sciences industry.
Mr. Balthrop joined Luminex in May 2004 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Luminex, he served as President of Fisher Healthcare, a Fisher Scientific company, since 2002. As President of Fisher Healthcare, Mr. Balthrop led a $1 billion integrated business. Before Fisher, from 1981 until 2002, Mr. Balthrop served in a number of leadership positions at Abbott Laboratories in diagnostics and vascular devices. His career experience has included research and development, commercial operations, manufacturing, international general management and intellectual property management.