Thermo Fisher Scientific Elects New Director

WALTHAM, Mass.–Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO – News), the world leader in serving science, today announced that Judy C. Lewent has been named to its board of directors. She has also been appointed to the board’s Strategy Review Committee. This addition brings the total number of Thermo Fisher Scientific board members to 10. Ms. Lewent was formerly executive vice president and chief financial officer of Merck & Co., Inc., where she was employed from 1980 to 2007. She also served as president, Human Health Asia at Merck. Ms. Lewent currently serves on the boards of Dell, Inc. and Motorola, Inc., is a life member of the MIT Corporation and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. “Judy brings tremendous financial and strategic planning experience, combined with innovative thinking and analytical skills,” said Jim Manzi, chairman of the board of Thermo Fisher Scientific. “We are confident that she will significantly contribute to the continued success of Thermo Fisher Scientific.” About Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO – News) is the world leader in serving science, enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With annual revenues of $10 billion, we have more than 30,000 employees and serve over 350,000 customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as environmental and industrial process control settings. Serving customers through two premier brands, Thermo Scientific and Fisher Scientific, we help solve analytical challenges from routine testing to complex research and discovery. Thermo Scientific offers customers a complete range of high-end analytical instruments as well as laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents to enable integrated laboratory workflow solutions. Fisher Scientific provides a complete portfolio of laboratory equipment, chemicals, supplies and services used in healthcare, scientific research, safety and education. Together, we offer the most convenient purchasing options to customers and continuously advance our technologies to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, enhance value for customers and fuel growth for shareholders and employees alike. Visit

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