Quest Diagnostics Appoints VP Total Rewards from Search Led by Hanold Associates

Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics has appointed Noreen Farrell as Vice President of Total Rewards & HRIS. Hanold Associates’ Kile Hanold and Katrina Prospero led the New Jersey based search.

Noreen Farrell joins Quest from leadership positions at Conduent Inc. and Tyco (acquired by Johnson Controls). Reporting to the Senior Vice President and CHRO at Quest, Ms. Farrell will be responsible for the overall design, implementation, communication and administration of enterprise compensation programs, financial benefits (non-wellness programs) and HRIS systems, supporting the company’s 46,000 employees. She will drive the development and implementation of strategies and will partner with the senior management and compensation teams to build an understanding of world-class practices.

“We are thrilled to see Noreen joining the Quest Diagnostics team,” said Kile Hanold, Partner on the search. “She brings an abundance of capability to the table as it relates to the Total Rewards function and will certainly be a powerhouse in this role.”

Recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, Quest Diagnostics is the world’s leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that help doctors and patients make better healthcare decisions. Their services range from routine blood tests—such as total cholesterol, Pap testing and white blood cell count—to complex gene-based and molecular testing. They perform medical tests that aid in the diagnosis or detection of diseases, measure the progress or recovery from a disease or confirm that an individual is free from disease. In addition, they have specialized expertise in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases and neurology.

Hanold Associates is the leading retained boutique executive search firm focused on HR and Diversity & Inclusion Officers. Our client list is diverse across industries, geographies and business scenarios, and culture is at the core of everything we do. Our clients include the National Football League, Domino’s Pizza, Under Armour, Patagonia, Gucci, Kohler, REI, Live Nation Entertainment, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Major League Baseball, Kellogg, Apollo, Blackstone, TPG, L Catterton, Northwestern University, Electronic Arts, Fiat-Chrysler, Kohler, SC Johnson, eBay, Great Place To Work, Fossil, Vail Resorts, Edward Jones, AbbVie, Carnival Corp., Google, Biogen, Allstate, Bridgestone, Wikimedia, CNA Insurance, Cummins, Tyson, ClubCorp, CDW, Nike, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, and Ford Motor Company, among others.