kummethCharles Kummeth

Compensation Committee Member

Mr. Kummeth assumed the role of President and CEO of Techne in April 2013. Techne is a Minnesota corporation that provides products and services in the biotech industry for academic research and pharmaceuticals that include proteins, antibodies and assays.  He previously served as President of the Mass Spectrometry and Chromatography division of Thermo Fisher Scientific.  Additionally, Mr. Kummeth held leadership roles with 3M Corporation as President of the Medical Product Division and as the Managing Director of 3M for the UK and Ireland.

Mr. Kummeth has significant industry experience in the areas of serving science, innovative technologies, software and laboratory operations. His extensive skill set, with respect to executive management of a global company with high repute in the scientific community, provides the Board with industry expertise and added business insights.