Ron Nersesian ’82 was recently promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at $6.6 billion high-tech manufacturer Agilent Technologies. Nersesian has assumed day-to-day responsibility for Agilent’s three business units: chemical analysis, life sciences, and electronic measurement. Nersesian joined Hewlett-Packard two years after graduating from Lehigh with a B.S. in electrical engineering. He moved to Agilent when it was spun off from H-P in 1999, and has held various management posts over the last three decades. Nersesian was also recently named to the board of directors of Trimble, a firm that specializes in positioning solutions that allow professionals in engineering and construction, surveying, agriculture, fleet management and field service to be more productive.