Agilent Technologies announces dividend, new chairman
Agilent Technologies announced March 15 that stockholders of record April 4 would receive a quarterly dividend. The life sciences company with offices in Camarillo will pay 13.2 cents per share of common stock on April 26.
The company also announced the election of a new chairman of its board of directors. Koh Boon Hwee, a member of the board since 2003, replaced James Cullen, who will continue to serve as a director. Koh previously served as chairman for companies including Singapore Airlines, Singapore Telecom and DBS Bank.
Agilent shares ended the day up 3.6 percent after the announcement, at $54.10.
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