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Bruker Appoints Bernd Gewiese and Werner Maas as Co-Presidents of its Bruker BioSpin Division

November 16, 2009

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2009-- Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced that it has appointed Dr. Bernd Gewiese and Dr. Werner Maas as Co-Presidents of its Bruker BioSpin division, with an effective date of February 1st, 2010. Presently, both are serving as Executive Vice Presidents of Bruker BioSpin.

Frank Laukien, Bruker’s President and CEO, commented: “As Bruker approaches its 50th anniversary, its Bruker BioSpin division today is the global technology and market leader in NMR, EPR and pre-clinical MRI. The appointment of Drs. Bernd Gewiese and Werner Maas as division Co-Presidents signifies a continuation of Bruker BioSpin’s unmatched commitment to ‘innovation for customers, delivered with integrity’. With a strong focus on operational excellence and continued investment in exciting new technologies and growth opportunities, Bruker is looking forward to a bright future of its magnetic resonance business.”


Dr. Bernd Gewiese received his Ph.D. for in vivo NMR/MRI from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany. He joined Bruker in 1992 as MRI product manager, after five years of scientific work in MRI at the Steglitz Klinikum of the Free University of Berlin. In 1999, he was appointed as managing director of Bruker BioSpin MRI GmbH, and in 2005 he was appointed as Executive Vice President of Bruker BioSpin MRI. In 2007, Dr. Gewiese took over the management of Bruker BioSpin GmbH in Germany, and also was appointed as Executive Vice President of the Bruker BioSpin division.

Dr. Werner Maas obtained a Ph.D. in solid-state NMR from the University of Nijmegen in The Netherlands. He joined Bruker in 1992 as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the US, and stayed on as a Research Scientist. In 2001, he was appointed as Vice President for R&D, and in 2005 he also became Vice President for MRI in the US. In 2007, Dr. Maas was appointed as Executive Vice President of the Bruker BioSpin division.


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