Mr Mark Smedley
President, Europe, Middle East & Africa ThermoFisher Scientific
Mark is President for the Life Science Solutions Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, EMEA, and as such is responsible for approximately 2,000 employees and more than $1billion of business across Europe, Middle East, Africa and CIS.
Prior to this, Mark held the position of President, Asia Pacific Japan for Life Technologies Corporation, based in Singapore since July 2010.
He has served as Life Technologies' leader of the Integration Management Office, responsible for oversight of the Invitrogen-Applied Biosystems integration since June 2008.
Mark joined Invitrogen in 2005 as the leader of the company's Global Operations organization and has also held several executive positions at Novartis Consumer Health in the U.S. and Europe and has an extensive background in operations, R&D, sales and marketing and large-scale integrations.
He received the equivalent of a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical and Process Engineering from the University of Canterbury (Canterbury, New Zealand), and has more than 20 years' experience in the Life Sciences industry and has been with Life Technologies for 9 years.
is currently based in Thermo Fisher Scientific's
Life Sciences Solutions Group EMEA headquarters in Paisley, Scotland.