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Eppendorf AG. (1/13/17). "Press Release: William Linton Is New Member of the Supervisory Board". Hamburg.

Organisations Organisation Eppendorf AG
  Group Eppendorf (Group)
  Organisation 2 Promega Corporation
  Group Promega (Group)
Products Product laboratory equipment and instruments
  Product 2 reagents (bio/biochemical)
Persons Person Linton, William A. (Bill) (Promega 1978– CEO + Founder and Eppendorf 201701– Supervisory Board Member)
  Person 2 von Loeper, Philipp (Eppendorf 201606– Chair of Supervisory Board joined Supervisory Board in 2011)

On January 9, 2017, William A. Linton was elected as a member of the Supervisory Board of Eppendorf AG, Hamburg, during an extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting.

“With William Linton, we are very pleased to welcome a successful entrepreneur and experienced manager from the life science sector to our Supervisory Board,” stated Philipp von Loeper, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Eppendorf AG.

William Linton founded Promega Corporation in 1978 and has served since then as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, Promega is a global life science research and diagnostics products company and employs over 1,400 people worldwide.

About Eppendorf AG

Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid handling, sample handling, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, fermentors, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers, and cell manipulation systems. Consumables such as pipette tips, test tubes, microliter plates, and single-use bioreactor vessels complement the range of highest-quality premium products.

Eppendorf products are most broadly used in academic and commercial research laboratories, e.g., in companies from the pharmaceutical and biotechnological as well as the chemical and food industries. They are also aimed at clinical and environmental analysis laboratories, forensics, and at industrial laboratories performing process analysis, production, and quality assurance. Eppendorf was founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1945 and has about 3,000 employees worldwide. The company has subsidiaries in 25 countries and is represented in all other markets by distributors.

Press contact:

Julie Brahms Phone: +49 40 538 01-616
Barkhausenweg 1 Fax: +49 40 538 01-835
22339 Hamburg, Germany

Record changed: 2017-01-17


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