Avantor Performance Materials, Inc. (NYSE: AVTR) announced today that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Thomas A. Szlosek will be leaving the Company effective August 2, 2023. Mr. Szlosek, who has served as CFO since 2017, will be leaving to pursue an opportunity outside the life sciences industry. Avantor has initiated a search to identify the Company’s next CFO and Mr. Szlosek will continue in his role through the announcement of the Company’s second quarter earnings.
We are incredibly grateful for the hard work and dedication that Tom has put into Avantor. His efforts have been integral to our success, from taking Avantor public in 2019, to expanding our global enterprise, to creating a foundation for future growth. We thank Tom for everything he has done, and look forward to his continued support in ensuring a seamless transition.
Mr. Szlosek expressed his gratitude for having the opportunity to work alongside such a talented team. He noted that, with a solid foundation in place and Avantor on track to take advantage of long-term growth opportunities, now was the perfect time for him to pursue a new challenge.
The company stands by its financial guidance for 2023, as initially shared during the first quarter earnings conference call in April 2023. We remain committed to ensuring that our investors and stakeholders are kept up to date with the latest financial information.
Avantor®, a Fortune 500 company, is a leader in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries, providing mission-critical products and services that are essential for progress.
Our global presence means we can reach over 300,000 customers in more than 180 countries, from leading research laboratories to individual scientists. We’re committed to advancing science and creating a better world for all.