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Luminex is now a DiaSorin company
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Kenneth A. Samet

Audit Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Mr. Samet joined our Board in December, 2018. Mr. Samet has served as Chief Executive Officer of MedStar Health, Inc., a non-profit healthcare delivery system, since 2008. He previously served as that organization’s President from 2003 and as Chief Operating Officer from 1998. From 1990 to 2000, Mr. Samet served as President of MedStar Washington Hospital Center. From the mid-1980s to 1990, he held a variety of leadership positions with the Medlantic Healthcare Group. Mr. Samet has also served as a director of Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc., Cogentix Medical, Inc., and Evolent Health, Inc. Mr. Samet received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Old Dominion University and a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Michigan.

Mr. Samet brings to the Board of Directors extensive experience managing and growing healthcare industry companies, as well as significant general experience serving in leadership roles on boards and board committees of other public companies. He also brings financial expertise, a diverse set of capabilities in leading the operational aspects of a large and complex organization, and experience managing issues representative of those faced by the Company’s customers.

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