MILFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 1, 2019--
Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) announced today Terry Kelly is stepping
down as President of TA Instruments effective immediately. TA
Instruments, based in New Castle, Delaware is a division of Waters
specializing in thermal analysis, rheology and mechanical testing. Mr.
Kelly will serve as a senior advisor for the next 90 days as he
transitions to retirement. Rob Carson, Senior Vice President of
Corporate Development, Waters Corporation will serve as the interim
President of the TA business in addition to retaining his Corporate
“I would like to congratulate Terry on an exceptional career at TA
Instruments and Waters over more than two decades. His vision,
dedication, and leadership have played a critical role in establishing
TA Instruments as the market leader in materials science. We wish him
and his family all the best in his retirement,” said Christopher
O’Connell, Chairman and CEO Waters Corporation. “I am confident TA
Instruments is on very strong footing, with a leading market position, a
robust new product cadence and an experienced management team.”
Mr. Kelly commented, “I’m incredibly proud of the business and the
entire TA team. It has been my privilege to work for Waters, and I am
grateful for the incredible opportunities the company has provided me.
While it is difficult to leave, now is the right time for me to retire.
I look forward to working closely with the organization during the
transition and have all the confidence in Waters and the TA team to
drive the business to new heights.”
Mr. Carson will be working closely with the seasoned TA management team
during the transition and assist in the process underway of identifying
a new leader for the division. Prior to joining Waters in 2018, Mr.
Carson spent 16 years at Medtronic, where he most recently was Vice
President & General Manager of the company’s pacemaker business.
About Waters Corporation (www.waters.com)
Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement
company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry, and thermal
analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for
more than 60 years. With approximately 7,200 employees worldwide, Waters
operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing
facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.
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