Sysmex America, based in Lincolnshire, announced Alex Garini has been named Chief Financial Officer. Garini, formerly with Siemens Healthcare, reports directly to John Kershaw, president and CEO of Sysmex America. Most recently, Garini served as vice president, finance for Siemens Healthcare — North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico and Central America) where he had financial oversight of over $6 billion in revenue. Prior to that, he was senior director, controller — FP&A /risk management and compliance officer for Siemens Medical Solutions, where he led financial planning and analysis for the Global Healthcare IT Division present in more than 20 countries and reported to the Global CFO. Garini earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo in Brazil, and he has extensive graduate training from INSEAD in France and other universities in Brazil. Garini speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish and German.