Jackson Laboratory: Mitchell Kennedy
Mitch Kennedy will join the Jackson Laboratory (Jax) as executive VP and as president of Jax Mice, Clinical, and Research Services (JMCRS), effective April 10. Until 2022, he was division president for single-use technologies at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Prior to that, he served as division president for chromatography and mass spectrometry, general manager and VP of the life sciences business within that unit, and general manager and VP of the molecular biology business at Thermo Fisher. Earlier, he held various general management roles at Affymetrix, and prior to that worked in various positions at Applied Biosystem, PerkinElmer, Amersham, and Bio-Rad. Kennedy holds a BA in marine biology and zoology from the University of California, Berkeley.