Thermo Fisher Scientific Elects New Director to Board

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced it has elected R. Alexandra "Alex" Keith to its board of directors. Ms. Keith's appointment brings the company's total number of board members to 13.

Alex is the CEO of Procter & Gamble's ("P&G") global Beauty business, based in Geneva, Switzerland, and sits on P&G's Global Leadership Council. In her current role, she oversees a $13 billion business with 10,000 employees around the world. Alex has spent her entire 30-year career at P&G in a variety of roles including manufacturing, logistics, communications and product innovation.

"Alex is a visionary leader and brand-builder who continuously pushes the boundaries of innovation while staying focused on results," said Marc N. Casper, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific. "She will be an asset to our board as Thermo Fisher continues to strengthen its global brand with customers around the world."

Alex was named to the Fortune Most Powerful Women International List in 2018, 2019 and 2020. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Arizona.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific
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