Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Names Bob Gilligan as CEO

Thirty-year manufacturing veteran takes Chief Executive spot, Diamond assumes the role of Vice Chairman.

With over 30 years’ experience in manufacturing and services sector, Bob Gilligan has been named CEO of Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare. Fresh from his recent stint as CEO of GE Industrial Solutions, Gilligan has worked in the healthcare, technology, heavy industrial and electric utilities industries.

“I’m excited to be joining the Drive DeVilbiss team and look forward to continuing to outpace industry growth rates by over-delivering for our customers,” Gilligan said. “I’m excited to work with Harvey Diamond in the coming months as I transition into the role of CEO, benefiting from his years of experience in the industry. This is a great business with a very bright future for our customers, employees and shareholders.”

Harvey Diamond, a principal founder of the company, has assumed the role of Vice Chairman for Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare. He will serve as a senior advisor to the company and sit on the Board of Directors.

Gilligan earned his bachelor’s of science in mechanical engineering from Bucknell University and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees for Bucknell University. 

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