Arne is a respected leader with a 30+ year history of consistently delivering growth rates above market levels. He has spent 26 years of his career with VWR Int’l. From 2012 to 2015, he worked for Life Technologies, now Thermo Fisher Scientific. He began his career as a sales representative, ultimately becoming Senior V.P., General Manager for VWR entrusted with P&L responsibility of $500M. He received a B.A. Degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington in 1985, where he also played collegiate baseball.