Douglas A. Berthiaume
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, 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
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 has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company since August 1994 (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.
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:
Douglas A. Berthiaume
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Arthur G. Caputo
Executive Vice President and President, Waters Division
Elizabeth B. Rae
Vice President of Human Resources
Eugene G. Cassis
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Mark T. Beaudouin
Vice President and General Counsel
Terrence P. Kelly
President, TA Instruments, Inc.
Douglas A. Berthiaume has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since February 1996 and has served as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company since August 1994. Mr. Berthiaume also served as President of the Company from August 1994 to January 2002. In March 2003, Mr. Berthiaume once again became President of the Company. From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Berthiaume served as President of the Waters Chromatography Division of Millipore. Mr. Berthiaume is the Chairman of the Children’s Hospital Trust Board, a Trustee of the Children’s Hospital Medical Center and The University of Massachusetts Amherst Foundation and a Director of Genzyme Corporation.
Arthur G. Caputo became an Executive Vice President in March 2003 and has served as President of the Waters Division since January 2002. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing of the Company since August 1994. He joined Millipore in October 1977 and held a number of positions in sales. Previous roles include Senior Vice President and General Manager of Millipore’s North American Business Operations responsible for establishing the Millipore North American Sales Subsidiary and General Manager of Waters’ North American field sales, support and marketing functions.
Elizabeth B. Rae became Vice President of Human Resources in October 2005 and has served as Vice President of Worldwide Compensation and Benefits since January 2002. She joined Waters Corporation in January 1996 as Director of Worldwide Compensation. Prior to joining Waters she has held senior human resources positions in retail, healthcare and financial services companies.
Eugene G. Cassis became Chief Financial Officer in February 2014. Since 2001 he served as Corporate Vice President of Business Development and Investor Relations. After joining Waters in 1980, he held several management positions in operations and product development, including: President and Representative Director of Nihon Waters K.K. (Tokyo, Japan) and Mass Spectrometry Business Unit Manager.
Mark T. Beaudouin became Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company in 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.
Terrence P. Kelly became President of TA Instruments-Waters LLC in February 2005. He started his career in finance & accounting at ICI in 1985. He joined DuPont in 1988, and held various sales and marketing positions with DuPont, and later TA Instruments. He joined Waters in 1996 when TA Instruments was acquired.