Thermo Fisher Scientific Names Marc N. Casper as Chief Operating Officer Thermo Fisher Scientific Names Marc N. Casper as Chief Operating Officer

WALTHAM, Mass.–Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced that Marc N. Casper has been named to the newly created position of chief operating officer, effective immediately, reporting to Marijn E. Dekkers, president and chief executive officer of the company. Casper previously served as president of Thermo Fisher’s Analytical Technologies businesses following the merger of Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific in November 2006. “I am delighted to announce Marc’s appointment to chief operating officer,” said Dekkers. “We’ve already made great progress in capitalizing on the strengths of our new organization, and Marc’s new role will help us fully leverage our breadth of capabilities. During his nearly seven years with Thermo Fisher, Marc has established an impressive track record of success, demonstrating strong leadership, innovative thinking and operational excellence. I’m excited to continue working closely with him as we execute our strategy for driving growth across our businesses.” Casper joined the company in December 2001 as president of its Life and Laboratory Sciences Sector. Prior to this, Casper served as president, chief executive officer and a director of Kendro Laboratory Products. Before Kendro, he was president-Americas for Dade Behring Inc. Casper began his career at Bain & Company as a strategy consultant and later joined Bain Capital, where he oversaw business development, strategy and business integration in select companies owned by Bain. Casper earned an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School and is a graduate of Wesleyan University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in economics. About Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) 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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