Bruker AXS Appoints Three Executive Vice Presidents.MADISON, Wis. -- Bruker AXS Inc. today announces the promotions of Dr. Frank Burgaezy, Roger Durst, Ph.D. and Bernard Kolodziej to Executive Vice Presidents. The newly appointed Bruker AXS executive management team will be responsible for leading all aspects of the Bruker AXS business, including global sales and marketing, customer support, manufacturing, research and development, operations and financial management.
Executive Vice President Dr. Frank Burgaezy now leads the Bruker AXS X-ray diffraction (XRD) business as well as its X-ray fluorescence (XRF) business, and also has global responsibility for marketing at Bruker AXS. Frank is based in Karlsruhe, Germany, and has been the global XRD business manager since September 2002. From 1990 to 2002, Dr. Burgaezy held several scientific, product management and other management positions at Siemens AXS and later Bruker AXS. He studied physics at the University of Stuttgart The University of Stuttgart (German Universität Stuttgart) is a university located in Stuttgart, Germany. It was founded in 1829 and is organized in 10 faculties. and at Oregon State University Oregon State University, at Corvallis; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1858 as Corvallis College, opened 1865. In 1868 it was designated Oregon's land-grant agricultural college and was taken over completely by the state in 1885. , and he earned his doctorate in physics at the Max-Planck Institute in Stuttgart, Germany.
Executive Vice President Roger Durst, Ph.D., now leads the Bruker AXS X-ray single crystal diffraction (SCD ScD [L.] Scien´tiae Doc´tor (Doctor of Science).
SCD 1 Sickle cell disease, see there 2 Subacute combined degeneration, see there 3 Sudden cardiac death, see there ) business, and as Chief Technology Officer heads global R&D. Roger is based in Madison, Wisconsin, and previously has managed the same functions as Vice President. Dr. Durst joined Siemens AXS in 1996 as a development scientist and has held several scientific and management positions at Bruker AXS. He received his S.B. in aeronautics and astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at Cambridge; coeducational; chartered 1861, opened 1865 in Boston, moved 1916. It has long been recognized as an outstanding technological institute and its Sloan School of Management has notable programs in business, and his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Texas at Austin “University of Texas” redirects here. For other system schools, see University of Texas System.
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Executive Vice President Bernard Kolodziej now leads the global finance function and European operations, as well as many of the worldwide subsidiaries of Bruker AXS. Bernard is based in Karlsruhe, Germany, and has been Vice President of Finance since April 2004. Previously, Mr. Kolodziej was CFO See Chief Financial Officer. of European operations since January 1999. Between 1995 and 1999, he held several operations and financial positions within Siemens AXS and later Bruker AXS. Mr. Kolodziej has a Master's degree in business administration, finance and production engineering from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany.
Frank Laukien, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Bruker BioSciences, said: "We are fortunate to have this team of seasoned and successful executives provide continued and expanded leadership to Bruker AXS. Each of the new Executive Vice Presidents has an outstanding record of accomplishment. I am confident that, together with our established senior management team, they will continue to drive Bruker AXS' growth and financial performance through innovation, successful product development and responsive customer support, as well as operational excellence and margin improvements."
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