Douglas A. Berthiaume
Chairman of the Board, Waters Corporation
Managing Director, Bain Capital, LLC
Dr. Michael J. Berendt
Independent Director and Investor
Independent Director and Investor
Dr. Laurie H. Glimcher
The Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean
Provost for Medical Affairs
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Christopher A. Kuebler
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Covance Inc.
Independent Director and Investor
Christopher J. O'Connell
President and Chief Executive Officer, Waters Corporation
JoAnn A. Reed
Advisor to CEO and former Chief Financial Officer, Medco Health Solutions, Inc.
Thomas P. Salice
Managing Member, SFW Capital Partners, LLC
Douglas A. Berthiaume has served as Chairman of the Board since February 1996 and served as President, Chief Executive Officer from August 1994 to 2015 (except from January 2002 to March 2003, during which time he did not serve as President). From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Berthiaume served as President of the Waters Chromatography Division of Millipore Corporation, the predecessor business of the Company, which was purchased in 1994. Mr. Berthiaume is the Chairman of the Children’s Hospital Trust Board, and a trustee of the Children’s Hospital Medical Center, The University of Massachusetts Amherst Foundation, and a director of Genzyme Corporation.
Joshua Bekenstein has served as a Director of the Company since August 1994. He is a Managing Director of Bain Capital, LLC, where he has worked since its inception in 1984. Mr. Bekenstein is a director of Bombardier Recreational Products, Inc., Toys R’Us, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc., Dollarama, Michaels Stores, Inc. and Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation.
Michael J. Berendt, Ph.D. has served as a Director of the Company since March 1998. Dr. Berendt is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aegera Therapeutics Inc., a position he assumed in March 2006. From August 2004 to December 2005, Dr. Berendt served as Managing Director of Research Corporation Technologies. From November 2000 to August 2004, Dr. Berendt served as Managing Director of AEA Investors. Dr. Berendt also worked for 18 years, from 1982 to 2000, in the pharmaceutical industry where he served in a number of senior management positions including Senior Vice President of Research for the Pharmaceutical Division of Bayer Corporation, and a Group Director of Drug Discovery at Pfizer, Inc. Dr. Berendt has served as a director of Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Myriad Genetics, Inc., Catalyst Biosciences and Northstar Neuroscience.
Edward Conard has served as a Director of the Company since August 1994. Mr. Conard is an independent director and investor. He was a Managing Director of Bain Capital, LLC from March 1993 to December 31, 2007. Mr. Conard was previously a Director of Wasserstein Perella and Company, an investment banking firm that specializes in mergers and acquisitions, and a Vice President of Bain & Company heading up the firm’s operations practice area. Mr. Conard is a director of Unisource Worldwide, Inc., Broder Brothers and Sensata Technologies, Inc.
Laurie H. Glimcher, M.D. has served as a Director of the Company since January 1998. Dr. Glimcher has been Irene Heinz Given Professor of Immunology at the Harvard School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School since 1991. Dr. Glimcher is a director of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institutes of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.
Christopher A. Kuebler has served as a Director of the Company since May 2006. Mr. Kuebler served as Chairman and CEO of Covance Inc., and its predecessor companies from November 1994 to December 2004. He served as Chairman during 2005. Prior to joining Covance, Mr. Kuebler spent nearly 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, at Abbott Laboratories, Squibb Inc. and Monsanto Health Care. Mr. Kuebler is a director of Nektar Therapeutics.
William J. Miller has served as a Director of the Company since January 1998. Mr. Miller is an independent director and investor. From April 1996 to November 1999, Mr. Miller served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Avid Corporation, where from September 1996 to January 1999 he served as President. From March 1992 to September 1995, Mr. Miller served as Chief Executive Officer of Quantum Corporation. From May 1992 to September 1995, Mr. Miller served as a member of the Board of Directors of Quantum Corporation and from September 1993 to August 1995, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors. From 1981 to March 1992, he served in various positions at Control Data Corporation, most recently as Executive Vice President and President, Information Services. Mr. Miller is a director of Nvidia Corporation, Digimarc Corporation, Glu Mobile Inc., and Overland Storage, Inc.
Christopher J. O'Connell was appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member the Board of Directors for Waters Corporation in September, 2015. Previously, Mr. O'Connell served at Medtronic plc for twenty-one years, most recently as Executive Vice President and President of its Restorative Therapies Group, with global responsibility for the company’s Spine & Biologics, Neuromodulation, Surgical Technologies, Neurovascular and Orthopedics business units. He was a member of Medtronic’s Executive Committee for nine years, and a Corporate Officer. O’Connell joined Medtronic in 1994 and held senior leadership positions in multiple business units and corporate functions. He started his career at Chemical Banking Corporation. O'Connell earned a Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in 1989 and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard University in 1994.
JoAnn A. Reed has served as a Director of the Company since May 2006. Ms. Reed is an advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Medco Health Solutions, Inc. She served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Medco Health Solutions from 2002 to March 2008. From 1992 to 2002 she served as Senior Vice President, Finance. She joined Medco Containment Services, Inc. in 1988. Her prior experience includes CBS, Inc., Aetna/American Re-insurance Co., Standard and Poor’s, and Unisys/Timeplex. Ms. Reed is a director of American Tower and a trustee of St. Mary’s College of Notre Dame.
Thomas P. Salice has served as a Director of the Company since July 1994. Mr. Salice is a Managing Member of SFW Capital Partners, LLC, a position he assumed in January 2005. From June 1989 to December 2004 Mr. Salice served in a variety of capacities with AEA Investors, Inc. including Managing Director, President and Chief Executive Officer and most recently as Vice-Chairman from October 2002 through 2004. Mr. Salice is a Director of Mettler-Toledo International, Inc.
Officers of the Company are elected annually by the Board of Directors and hold office at the discretion of the Board of Directors. The following persons serve as executive officers of the Company:
Christopher J. O’Connell
President and Chief Executive Officer of Waters Corporation
Mark T. Beaudouin
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Eugene G. Cassis
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dr. Michael C. Harrington
Senior Vice President, Global Markets
Terrance P. Kelly
Senior Vice President and President, TA Instruments
Dr. Rohit Khanna
Senior Vice President, Applied Technology
Ian S. King
Senior Vice President, Instrument Technology
Elizabeth B. Rae
Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources
David A. Terricciano
Senior Vice President, Global Operations
Christopher J. O’Connell has served as a Director of the Company since September 2015, when he assumed the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. O’Connell served as Executive Vice President and President of Restorative Therapies Group of Medtronic plc from August 2009 to August 2015. From 1994 to August 2009, Mr. O’Connell served in the following positions at Medtronic plc: Senior Vice President and President of Medtronic Diabetes, President of Medtronic Physio-Control, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Cardiac Rhythm Management business, Vice President/General Manager of the Patient Management Business, Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Development Associate.
Mark T. Beaudouin, was appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in February 2016 and was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company since April 2003. Prior to joining Waters, he served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of PAREXEL International Corporation, a bio/pharmaceutical services company, from January 2000 to April 2003. Previously, from May 1985 to January 2000, Mr. Beaudouin served in several senior legal management positions, including Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of BC International, Inc., a development stage biotechnology company, First Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of J. Baker, Inc., a diversified retail company, and General Counsel and Secretary of GenRad, Inc., a high technology test equipment manufacturer.
Eugene G. Cassis was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in February 2016 and was Chief Financial Officer since February 2014. Previously, he served as Corporate Vice President of Worldwide Business Development and Investor Relations. Mr. Cassis joined the Company in 1980 and has held several senior positions with Waters, including President of Nihon Waters K.K., Tokyo, Japan and Liquid Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS) Business Unit Manager.
Dr. Michael C. Harrington, 55, was appointed Senior Vice President, Global Markets in February 2016. Dr. Harrington joined Waters in 1987 and has held several senior positions with Waters, including Vice President, Europe and Asia Pacific Operations, Senior Director of US Sales Operations, Director of US Chemistry Sales and General Manager of Phase Separations. Prior to joining Waters, Dr. Harrington held senior sales positions at Celsis, Inc.
Terrance P. Kelly was appointed Senior Vice President and President, TA Instruments in February 2016. Mr. Kelly has served as President, TA instruments since February 2005. Mr. Kelly started his career in finance and accounting at ICI in 1985. He joined DuPont in 1988. He held various sales and marketing positions with DuPont, and later TA Instruments. Mr. Kelly joined Waters in 1996, when TA Instruments was acquired.
Dr. Rohit Khanna was appointed Senior Vice President, Applied Technology in February 2016. Dr. Khanna previously served as Vice President, Worldwide Marketing and Informatics since 2002 and also held several senior positions with Waters, including Vice-President, Customer Assurance and Vice President, Data Products. Dr. Khanna joined Waters in 1986 when Dynamic Solutions, a company co-founded and managed by Dr. Khanna, was acquired.
Ian S. King was appointed Senior Vice President, Instrument Technology in February 2016. Mr. King joined Waters in 1982 and previously served as Vice President, Separations Technologies and Vice President and General Manager of Consumable Division, as well as a variety of scientific and management positions in Waters’ international subsidiaries. Prior to joining Waters, Mr. King worked at Edinburgh University as a research scientist.
Elizabeth B. Rae was appointed Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources in February 2016 and was Vice President of Human Resources since October 2005 and Vice President of Worldwide Compensation and Benefits since January 2002. Ms. Rae joined Waters in January 1996 as Director of Worldwide Compensation. Prior to joining Waters, she held senior human resources positions in retail, healthcare and financial services companies.
David A. Terricciano was appointed Senior Vice President, Global Operations in February 2016. Mr. Terricciano previously served as Vice President of Global Operations since August 2001. Prior to joining Waters, he worked as Vice President and General Manager of Operations for Perkin-Elmer Instruments. Previously, he held a variety of executive positions at Goodrich Aerospace, Honeywell Aerospace and Textron Corporation.