Thermo Fisher Scientific: Marc Casper, Jim Manzi, Thomas Lynch
Thermo Fisher Scientific's board of directors has elected Marc Casper its chairman, effective immediately. Casper, who is the company's president and CEO, succeeds Jim Manzi, who will continue to serve as a director on Thermo Fisher's board. Manzi has been a director at the company since May 2000 and was chairman of the board for 15 years. Also, Thomas Lynch has been elected as lead independent director, effective immediately. He has been a board member since May 2009.