Sam Samad

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Sam A. Samad

Independent Director since July 2019
Audit Committee
Compensation and Talent Committee


Mr. Samad has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated since July 11, 2022.  Before joining Quest Diagnostics, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Illumina, Inc. from January 2017 to July 10, 2022 and held several senior leadership positions at Cardinal Health between November 2007 and January 2017, including Senior Vice President and Corporate Treasurer from February 2012 to January 2017, with leadership responsibility for Cardinal Health’s China business.  He was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the pharmaceutical segment of Cardinal from 2009 to 2012, and Vice President, Healthcare Supply Chain Services. He also previously held finance roles at Eli Lilly and Pepsico Inc.  Mr. Samad received an undergraduate degree of Business Administration from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon and an MBA from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.