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Dermot Shorten

Senior Vice President, Strategy, M&A and Ventures
Dermot Shorten is Senior Vice President, Strategy, M&A and Ventures for Quest Diagnostics. He is based in Madison, New Jersey, and is responsible for the company’s business development activities, as well as the strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and planning processes. Previously, Mr. Shorten has been Vice President, Strategy and Ventures; Vice President, Office of the Chairman; and Vice President, Shared Service Operations. Prior to joining Quest Diagnostics in 2008, he served as Vice President, Operations Practice at Booz and Company, where he had been a strategic adviser to Quest Diagnostics for more than 10 years. Mr. Shorten was employed by Booz and Company for 18 years where he was responsible for the firm’s global supply chain service offerings. Mr. Shorten earned a master’s degree in natural sciences from Cambridge University, a diploma in computer science from Cambridge University, a master’s degree in operations research from Lancaster University and a master’s degree in private and public management from Yale University.