Chief Operating Officer, Sysmex America, Inc., Lincolnshire, IL

Andy Hay is responsible for the day-to-day sales, marketing, service and support operations at Sysmex America Inc that reflect the mission and core values of Sysmex.

In his roles as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). He is responsible for providing the leadership, management, and vision necessary to effectively grow the organization, ensuring financial strength and operating efficiency. His is responsible for all of the Americas operations.

Since joining Sysmex in 1989, Andy has held a number of roles, including sales, marketing, R&D, training and operations. He has worked closely with his teams and colleagues to consistently deliver results, by aligning innovative technology with customer care, while continuing to maintain clinical excellence in the healthcare community. His commitment to advancing the science of hematology through his support of customer facing initiatives has been a key aspect in all of his responsibilities within Sysmex.

Prior to joining Sysmex, Andy started his career in the hospital labs of Northwest England as a medical technologist for ten years.

Andy is actively engaged with his community and enjoys outdoor activities. He is strongly committed to several key environmental issues, supports local projects in Illinois and is a member of the local municipal government.

Andy holds a Fellowship in Medical Laboratory Sciences, specializing in hematology and blood group serology from John Moores University in Liverpool, UK and an Advanced Management Program degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.