WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc., (NYSE:PKI) a global leader committed to innovating for a
healthier world, today announced that Samuel R. Chapin has been elected
to the Company's Board of Directors.
"I am pleased to welcome Samuel to our Board, as he brings extensive
experience in strategic advisory, mergers and acquisitions, and deal
financing for a wide range of transactions, along with deep knowledge of
the industrial marketplace," said Robert Friel, Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, PerkinElmer.
Chapin most recently served as Executive Vice Chairman of Global
Corporate & Investment Banking for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where
he held the role since 2010 and was responsible for managing
relationships with the firm's largest clients. He retired as of June 30,
Chapin was named Vice Chairman of Merrill Lynch & Co in September 2003
and was a member of the firm's executive Operating Committee. From 2001
to 2003, he was Senior Vice President and Head of the Global Investment
Banking division. He previously led the investment banking group that
covered industrial companies, actively managing the firm's relationships
with clients in the industrial, resources and consumer products
industries. He joined Merrill Lynch in 1984 as a member of the Mergers &
Acquisitions group and was named a managing director in Corporate
Banking in 1993. He has worked on a wide range of financings and
strategic advisory assignments totaling over $500 billion. Chapin has
also been named Investment Banker of the year by Investment Dealers'
Chapin received a Bachelor of Arts from Lafayette College and a Master
of Business Administration, with distinction, from The Wharton School at
the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves on the board of trustees
at Lafayette College and is a director for the Wharton Financial
Advisory Board. Chapin is also a member of the board of directors of the
Roundabout Theatre Company.
About PerkinElmer, Inc.
PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global leader committed to innovating for a
healthier world. The Company reported revenue of approximately $2.3
billion in 2015, has approximately 8,000 employees serving customers in
more than 150 countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index.
Additional information is available through 1-877-PKI-NYSE or at www.perkinelmer.com.
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Source: PerkinElmer, Inc.
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