Agilent Technologies Appoints Ron Nersesian President and Chief Operating Officer

  Agilent Technologies Appoints Ron Nersesian President and Chief Operating

                          Bill Sullivan Remains CEO

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- November 14, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced that its board of
directors has appointed Ron Nersesian Agilent president and chief operating
officer, effective immediately. Nersesian has been executive vice president
and chief operating officer since November 2011.

Nersesian, 53, will continue to be responsible for Agilent’s Chemical Analysis
(CAG), Life Sciences (LSG), Electronic Measurement (EMG), and Agilent Order
Fulfillment (AOF) businesses, with the presidents of those groups reporting to
him. Nersesian will continue to report to William (Bill) Sullivan, who remains
chief executive officer.

Nersesian first joined Hewlett-Packard Co., Agilent’s predecessor company, in
1984. Since then he has served in various management positions, including
president of the electronic measurement business from 2009 to 2011.

Nersesian holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh
University and an MBA from New York University, Stern School of Business.

“Ron is an outstanding global business leader,” said Sullivan. “He transformed
EMG when he headed that business, resulting in record profitable growth across
current and emerging markets.”

“Over the past year as COO, Ron made significant strides in increasing the
profitability of our life science and chemical analysis businesses even as we
navigated through a difficult economy,” said Sullivan.

Sullivan added, “Ron’s appointment as president and COO is an opportunity for
Agilent to further leverage the skills of an executive with an exceptional
record of business growth, cost improvements and superior return on invested

About Agilent Technologies

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and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics,
electronics and communications. The company’s 20,000 employees serve customers
in more than 100 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $6.6 billion in fiscal
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