Gianluca Pettiti has become president of the biosciences business of Thermo Fisher Scientific's Life Sciences Solutions segment. Previously, he was the company's president in Greater China. He joined the firm in 2006 as senior manager of financial planning and analysis for Applied Biosystem's Europe, Middle East, and Africa region. He later became EMEA finance director and then president of Latin America operations at Life Technologies. Pettiti holds a master's degree in management and financial engineering from the Polytechnic University of Turin in Italy.