Quest Diagnostics Names Mark J. Guinan as New CFO

              Quest Diagnostics Names Mark J. Guinan as New CFO

PR Newswire

MADISON, N.J., July 17, 2013

MADISON, N.J., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
(NYSE: DGX) today announced that Mark J. Guinan will join the company on July
29 as its next Senior Vice President andChief FinancialOfficer. 

Since 2010, Mr. Guinan has served as Chief Financial Officer for Hill-Rom
Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HRC), a manufacturer and provider of medical technologies
and related services for the health care industry. Previously, he had served
in a number of finance and operations roles in a long career at Johnson &
Johnson in which he served most recently as Chief Procurement Officer, and
earlier as CFO of the pharmaceutical business. Before that, he held a number
of financial roles at Procter & Gamble.

"Mark has a strong operational finance background, and his addition to the
team will help us drive execution of our strategy," said Steve Rusckowski,
President and CEO. "This was the critical last hire in our new senior
management team, which is comprised of some executives from the company when I
joined, and now five new members since last year. I believe that we have
assembled the best possible management team that will allow us to execute our
five point strategy."

About Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics is the world's leading provider of diagnostic information
services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions.
The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic testing services through
its network of laboratories and patient service centers, and provides
interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff.
Quest Diagnostics is a pioneer in developing innovative new diagnostic tests
and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve
patient care. Additional company information is available at:

Media Contacts: Dan Haemmerle (investors) at 973-520-2900; and Gary Samuels or
Wendy Bost (media) at 973-520-2800

SOURCE Quest Diagnostics Incorporated

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