Roop K. Lakkaraju, EVP and CFO of Bio-Rad
Roop K. Lakkaraju, EVP and CFO of Bio-Rad [Image from LinkedIn]

Bio-Rad today announced it appointed Roop K. Lakkaraju as EVP and chief financial officer, effective April 15.

Lakkaraju joins the clinical diagnostics and imaging systems company from Benchmark Electronics where he served as EVP and chief financial officer and was responsible for all finance-related functions since 2018.

“We are pleased to welcome Roop Lakkaraju as our new chief financial officer,” CEO and President Norman Schwartz said in a news release. “Roop’s extensive experience and track record in financial management, operations, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets transactions will be instrumental in helping us shape and execute our financial strategy.”

Prior to his tenure at Benchmark, Lakkaraju held CFO and senior operational roles at several large, multinational companies, including and Solectron.

“I am excited to join Bio-Rad as its chief financial officer,” Lakkaraju said. “I look forward to driving the company’s financial and strategic initiatives to create long-term value for all our stakeholders.”