Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Western University of Health Sciences
College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

Linda Crans (retired, Vice President, Beckman Coulter)

Crans, who joined Beckman Coulter in 1974, was responsible for instrument and reagent production at various sites in the United States and in Australia, China, Germany, Ireland, Japan, and South Africa. Her responsibilities were to oversee staff responsible for logistics, material planning and procurement, technical services, administrative services and facility services. Prior to this position, Crans led a global, multi-functional team of several hundred employees in planning and implementing the company’s global enterprise resource planning systems. The project benefited from her experience in other senior positions with the company including vice president-director, program management, quality assurance and support services for the company’s Clinical Diagnosis Development Center and vice president, director, quality and regulatory affairs.