David F. Hoffmeister

David F. Hoffmeister, Director

Mr. Hoffmeister has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2014. He served as the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Life Technologies Corporation, a global life sciences company, prior to its acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. in February 2014. From October 2004 to November 2008, he served as chief financial officer of Invitrogen Corporation, which merged with Applied Biosystems Inc. in November 2008 to form Life Technologies Corporation. Before joining Invitrogen, Mr. Hoffmeister spent 20 years with McKinsey & Company as a senior partner serving clients in the healthcare, private equity and chemical industries on issues of strategy and organization. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Hoffmeister was the leader of McKinsey’s North American chemical practice. Mr. Hoffmeister currently serves on the boards of directors of Celanese Corporation, ICU Medical, Inc. and StepStone Group, Inc. Mr. Hoffmeister holds a B.S. from the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.