Bruker (Massachusetts, USA) has announced the election of Marc Kastner, Dean of the School of Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (Massachusetts, USA) to its board of directors.
“The progress in science has always been enabled by the invention and improvement of measurement techniques. I am therefore excited to join the board of Bruker, a company at the forefront of the development of innovative scientific instruments and novel applications,” Kastner commented. “I am also looking forward to contributing to the further profitable growth and shareholder value creation at Bruker.”
Kastner joined the MIT department of physics in 1973. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
“I am delighted that Dr Marc Kastner has agreed to join our Board of Directors. He brings to Bruker’s board an incredible breadth and depth of insight into the ever-changing frontiers of scientific research, and their technological and healthcare ramifications. Moreover, Marc is very knowledgeable about the latest trends in science policy and scientific research funding priorities,” commented Frank Laukien, Bruker’s president and CEO. “Finally, Marc has extensive leadership and management experience at a truly eminent and global academic institution. We believe Marc will further enhance our board and will make many valuable contributions to Bruker.”
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