Senior Director and General Manager
Thermo Fisher Scientific – Laboratory Automation, Burlington, Ontario
Hansjoerg Haas has more than 20 years’ experience as a large market laboratory automation, robotics and life sciences change agent. As the Senior Director and General Manager of Thermo Fisher Scientific, he oversees strategic and financial planning, marketing and product development, including commercial execution, service and go-to-market strategies for the laboratory automation business unit. Haas is a seasoned volunteer of SLAS and is a current member of the Governance Implementation Task Force. In addition to being a past chair of the Americas Council, Haas was a member of the Association for Laboratory Automation board that implemented the merger between it and the Society of Biomolecular Sciences. He received his MSci and Ph.D. from Justus Liebig University in Germany.