03-Jul-2002 - Dionex GmbH

Dionex Corporation Names Lukas Braunschweiler President And Chief Executive Officer

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 1 - Dionex Corporation announced that Lukas Braunschweiler, Ph.D. will become its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 5, 2002. A. Blaine Bowman, who has been serving as President and Chief Executive Officer since 1980, will remain active with the company and will assume the role of Chairman of the Board.

Dr. Braunschweiler joins Dionex from Mettler-Toledo International, Inc. (MTD), where he has served in a number of management roles since 1995. His most recent role has been Group Vice-President and Head of the Laboratory and Packaging Divisions. Previously, he served in other Mettler-Toledo businesses, including the Retail and Industrial Divisions. Prior to 1995, Dr. Braunschweiler served in various management capacities for other companies in Switzerland. He earned a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH, Zurich).

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