MILFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 22, 2017--
Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today announced Dr. Flemming Ornskov,
Chief Executive Officer of Shire plc, has been elected as a Director of
Waters® Corporation effective today.
"It is an honor to welcome Flemming Ornskov to our Board of Directors,"
said Christopher J. O'Connell, Waters Corporation President and CEO.
"Flemming's broad, global leadership experience in the biopharmaceutical
industry will add great value to Waters' strategic and governance
processes. Moreover, Flemming's strong character and passion for human
health make him a great addition to Waters' values-oriented culture."
“I have been impressed with the Waters Corporation’s support for
researchers and organizations whose innovative work helps heal, feed and
protect people around the world,” said Shire’s Flemming Ornskov, M.D.,
M.P.H. “I look forward to working with Chris and the entire Board in
pursuing a bright future for the Company, its employees and those they
Dr. Ornskov was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Shire plc in April,
2013, where he serves as Chairman of the Executive Committee, and is a
member of the Board of Directors. Dr. Ornskov brings broad operational
and medical knowledge, and extensive international, strategic and
operational experience in the pharmaceutical sector. Prior to Shire, Dr.
Ornskov held key executive leadership positions at Bayer, Bausch & Lomb,
Inc., Merck & Co., Inc. and Novartis AG. Dr. Ornskov received his MD
from the University of Copenhagen, his MBA from INSEAD, and his Master
of Public Health from Harvard University. Before his business career,
Dr. Ornskov, trained as an intern and resident in pediatrics at the
University Hospital of Copenhagen.
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 nearly 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees
worldwide, Waters operates directly in 27 countries, including 11
manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100
Waters is a registered trademark of the Waters Corporation.
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