David P. King is CEO of LabCorp, the world’s leading healthcare diagnostics company. Mr. King began his LabCorp tenure as General Counsel in 2001, and later as EVP and COO of the Company, then becoming CEO in 2007.
Prior to joining the LabCorp, he was a partner with Hogan & Hartson LLP (now Hogan Lovells US LLP) in Baltimore, Maryland from 1992 to 2001. He spent 17 years as a practicing attorney both in private practice and with the US Department of Justice.
Mr. King was appointed to the board of directors of Cardinal Health, Inc. in 2011 and chairs its Human Resources and Compensation Committee. He also sits on the boards of directors of the Seattle Science Foundation, PATH, Inc., and the American Clinical Laboratory Association, and on the board of trustees of Durham Academy. Mr. King has a deep understanding of the clinical laboratory industry, business strategy, sales and marketing and executive management of the Company and its operations.
Mr. King earned a JD degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and an AB degree from Princeton University.