In the Boardroom With...
Mr. Thomas Loewald
President of Environmental Instruments
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thank you for joining us today, Tom. Please give us an overview
of your background and your role at Thermo.
Thomas Loewald: I am President of Environmental Instruments
for Thermo Fisher Scientific, which includes analytical instrumentation
and services focused on the areas of air quality monitoring, radiation
safety and water analysis. We consider our mission to be that of helping
our customers make the world healthier, cleaner and safer by bringing
advanced analytical technologies from laboratory applications to the
Prior to joining Thermo Fisher Scientific, I held a number of different
management positions at General Electric over a nine-year time period.
I received my B.A. in Economics from Middlebury College, and an M.B.A.
from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration.
SecurityStockWatch.com: Thermo Electron recently completed
its $10.6 billion acquisition of Fisher Scientific International Inc.
May we have a brief overview of the capabilities of the new entity.
Thomas Loewald: By merging and becoming Thermo Fisher
Scientific, we have become the world leader in serving science, with
expected 2007 revenue of over $9 billion and 30,000 employees worldwide.
We enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer
by providing analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables,
software and services for research, analysis, discovery and diagnostics.
We have combined Thermo Electron’s leading analytical technologies
with world-class consumables from Fisher Scientific, and have become
a single-source supplier to customers serving them through the world’s
largest direct sales force and unparalleled e-commerce capabilities.