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Frank H. Laukien, Ph.D., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Frank H. Laukien has been our Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer since February 1991 and is our largest stockholder. Dr. Laukien also serves as a director of various subsidiaries of Bruker, none of which are publicly traded companies. Dr. Laukien served as a director of ALDA for several terms in the past, including as its Chairman from 2002 to 2003. Dr. Laukien holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from MIT, as well as a Ph.D. in chemical physics from Harvard. Dr. Laukien was a member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee of the MIT School of Science until 2014, and a Trustee of the Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts until 2013. In May 2017, Dr. Laukien was elected a senator of acatech, the German National Academy of Science and Engineering. For 2021, Dr. Laukien has been appointed as a Visiting Scholar (part-time, unpaid) at the Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology at Harvard University. As our largest stockholder and based on his long history of leading profitable growth at Bruker, Dr. Laukien brings to the Board the perspective of a significant stakeholder with an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of our operations. He also provides extensive executive experience in organizational management, strategic planning, finance, global business development and life science tools markets, as well as the scientific and technical background required for a deep understanding of our key technologies, markets and industry dynamics.