Paul & Sandra Montrone
Paul Montrone is the former CEO of Fischer Scientific. In May of 2006, Thermo Electron Corp. (Waltham, MA) and Fisher Scientific International Inc. (Hampton, NH) announced that both companies' boards had unanimously approved a merger. Under the agreement, the two firms will join to form Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., and will be a leading provider of laboratory products and services. They are expected to achieve revenues of more than $9 billion in 2007.
Chairman and CEO Paul M. Montrone, had planned to step aside at the culmination of the deal; but will remain an adviser to the newly formed company.
Montrone has been CEO of Fisher since 1991 and chairman since 1998. Under Montrone's leadership, Fisher has grown from a North American manufacturer and distributor into a global powerhouse serving approximately 145 countries on six continents.
Montrone has been a supporter of the new campus winery campaign.