Navigation Links
Sigma-Aldrich Announces Appointment of Michael Kanan as Vice President and Corporate Controller

ST. LOUIS, April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Kanan as Vice President and Corporate Controller effective April 13, 2009. Kanan (age 46) succeeds Karen Miller who was recently promoted to Vice President-Strategy & Corporate Development. He will report to Rakesh Sachdev, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Kanan brings two decades of financial experience in assignments of increasing responsibility with him to Sigma-Aldrich. His most recent position at ArvinMeritor, a $7 billion Fortune 500 global manufacturer of commercial and light vehicle systems, was Vice President Finance-Light Vehicle Systems since 2006. His prior experience at ArvinMeritor includes five years as Vice President and Assistant Corporate Controller. Kanan also spent five years with Hutchinson Group N. America, a subsidiary of Total SA, after beginning his career in with Deloitte & Touche in the mid 1980s.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Michigan State University and became a CPA in 1987. Mike, his wife Sharon, and their two children will be relocating to St. Louis where he will be based at Sigma-Aldrich's corporate headquarters.

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Rakesh Sachdev commented, "We are excited to welcome Mike to Sigma-Aldrich. His experience in leading a global finance operation can only further enhance our own leadership position in our industry. Mike has established an impressive track record of success, demonstrating strong leadership, innovative thinking and operational excellence. I'm excited to work closely with him as we execute our strategy for driving growth across our businesses and further building shareholder value."

About Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High Technology company. Its chemical and biochemical products and kits are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostic and other high technology manufacturing. The Company has customers in life science companies, university and government institutions, hospitals, and in industry. Over one million scientists and technologists use its products. Sigma-Aldrich operates in 38 countries and has 7,900 employees providing excellent service worldwide. Sigma-Aldrich is committed to Accelerating Customer Success through Innovation and Leadership in Life Science, High Technology and Service. For more information about Sigma-Aldrich, please visit its award-winning Web site at

SOURCE Sigma-Aldrich
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Sigma-Aldrich Enters Distribution Agreement With AlphaGenix, Inc.
2. Sigma-Aldrich and Atlas Antibodies Announce the Release of 2,000 New, Highly-Validated Prestige Antibodies
3. Sigma-Aldrich Shareholders Elect Directors and Ratify Auditor; Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
4. Sigma-Aldrich Amends Credit Facility and Expands Commercial Paper Program
5. Sigma-Aldrich Licenses From NeuroSurvival Technologies a Leading Marker for Molecular Imaging of Apoptosis in Vivo
6. Sigma-Aldrich Announces mirPremier(TM) microRNA Isolation Kit for miRNA Purification
7. Spectrum Surgical Instruments Announces: Quality Management System Certification
8. Sutter Health Announces 2008 Financial Performance
9. Allscripts Announces Final Tax Treatment of Special Cash Dividend From the Transactions With Misys plc Completed in October 2008
10. Kensey Nash Corporation Announces Its Third Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Date and Teleconference
11. Burrill & Company Announces Promotions
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... music star Jessie James Decker made a brave but slightly unusual choice to show ... quickly returning to her pre-pregnancy form may have been pre-mature. Saying that she didn’t ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... education course in Dallas, TX, on January 29 and 30, 2016. The course ... the functions of their practices, to learn how to better succeed in the ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... RoamRight, a leading provider of travel insurance ... Television’s Travel With Kids to promote family vacations around the world. The television ... international destinations and educate families about the people and places of the world, all ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... up by athletic teams looking to maximize recovery through quality sleep. Tim DiFrancesco, ... and consistently get a better night’s sleep. ChiliPad precisely regulates the surface temperature ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... Using a combination of two blood sugar tests ... adults, according to a new study by researchers at the School of Public Health ... Adults: Using Combinations of Blood Glucose Tests ,” published in Frontiers in Public Health, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/30/2015)... , November 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... --> adds a ... for 2010 - 2015 with comprehensive ... a range of deal types, such ... strategic alliances. ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... Diagnostics, the U.S.-based manufacturer of point-of-care biometric testing devices ... systems, and PTS Detect™ cotinine systems, has announced the ... the company into the mHealth market. ... The technology is a system that interfaces with mobile ... and uses test strip technology already developed by PTS ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , Nov. 30, 2015 iCAD, Inc. ... will feature its latest solutions for advanced image ... of cancer at the Radiological Society of North ... Chicago from November 29 to December ... advances including iReveal®, an automated breast density assessment ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: