Waters have today announced that Christopher J. O’Connell will join the company as President, CEO and member of its Board of Directors in September 2015. O’Connell joins from Medtronic PLC after a career spanning 21 years with the company.
Retiring CEO, Douglas A. Berthiaume will continue in his role as Chairman of Waters’ Board of Directors. All other leadership positions within Waters will remain in place with their continued focus on executing the Company’s growth strategies.
Commenting on O’Connell’s appointment, Thomas Salice, Lead Director for Waters said, “From the outset, Waters’ Board of Directors focused on identifying a new CEO whose experience best supports the continuation of Waters’ culture, business strategies and performance drivers.”