By Colin Kellaher

 

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. on Tuesday said Mark Stevenson, executive vice president and chief operating officer, plans to retire in March 2022.

The Waltham, Mass., life-sciences company said Michel Lagarde, currently executive vice president, will succeed Mr. Stevenson as chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1.

Mr. Lagarde, 47 years old, has been executive vice president since September 2019 and joined the company in connection with its acquisition of Patheon N.V. in August 2017.

Mr. Stevenson, who joined Thermo Fisher through the acquisition of Life Technologies in 2014, has been executive vice president and chief operating officer since August 2017.

 

Write to Colin Kellaher at colin.kellaher@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

September 28, 2021 09:18 ET (13:18 GMT)

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