Thomas Heydler Appointed to The Supervisory Board of Eppendorf AG


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Hamburg, Germany - February 21, 2019
Thomas Heydler has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Eppendorf AG since January 25, 2019. He succeeds Dr. Michael Schroeder, who resigned for personal reasons.

 

"With Thomas Heydler, we have succeeded in gaining another very experienced manager for the Eppendorf Supervisory Board. We are looking forward to this and to working with him", says Philipp von Loeper, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Eppendorf AG. "We are confident that he will enrich the work of our Supervisory Board with his many years of international experience as CEO and his outstanding entrepreneurial competence."
 
Thomas Heydler has been CEO of Definiens AG, Munich, Germany, a specialized software and solution provider in the pharmaceutical industry, since 2004. Previously, he was CEO and Managing Director of various software companies in Germany and the USA. Thomas Heydler has more than 30 years of entrepreneurial expertise and a deep understanding of the global software business in the pharmaceutical and life science industries.


About Eppendorf:
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 more than 3,100 employees worldwide. The company has subsidiaries in 26 countries and is represented in all other markets by distributors.

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