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Quest Diagnostics

Member Since 2009

Stephen H. Rusckowski

President and Chief Executive Officer

Steve Rusckowski is President and Chief Executive Officer of Quest Diagnostics.

Since joining Quest Diagnostics in May 2012, Mr. Rusckowski has focused on transforming the company, based on its compelling vision of “Empowering better health with diagnostic insights.” Under his leadership, the company has refocused on its core diagnostic information services business, sold non-core assets, delivered disciplined deployment, including share repurchases and acquisitions, and simplified its organizational structure to better serve customers by removing complexity, speeding decision making and empowering employees.

Prior to joining Quest Diagnostics, Mr. Rusckowski was CEO of Philips Healthcare, which became the largest unit of Royal Philips Electronics under his leadership. He joined Philips in 2001 when it acquired the Healthcare Solutions Group he was leading at Hewlett-Packard/Agilent Technologies.

Mr. Rusckowski serves as Chairman of the American Clinical Laboratory Association, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for the clinical laboratory industry. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Covidien, a healthcare products provider; and is a member of the Board of Project Hope, a global health education and humanitarian assistance organization.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Science degree in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management.

CEO Cancer Gold Standard™

Gold Standard  Employer

Since 2010

Gold Standard  Task Force Participation

Task Force Member(s): Maren S. Fragala, Ph.D, Director Healthy Quest

Life Sciences Consortium

LSC  Task Force Participation

Task Force Member(s): Stephen H. Rusckowski, President & CEO

Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes.  Derived from the world's largest database of clinical lab results, our diagnostic insights reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors and improve health care management.  Quest annually serves one in three adult Americans and half the physicians and hospitals in the United States, and our 45,000 employees understand that, in the right hands and with the right context, our diagnostic insights can inspire actions that transform lives.