Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific


International Women's Day

Thermo Fisher Scientific celebrates our women in leadership.

Lisa Witte

President, Research and Safety Market
Pittsburgh, PA


Lisa has been with the company seventeen years combined, with five years away to work for Promega. “I started with Corning as a sales representative in 1982 and then moved into distribution. I have had a variety of increasing responsibilities within the sales arena ultimately having global responsibility at Promega before rejoining the Thermo Fisher organization. I moved into general management and held two VP/GM roles before returning back to the channel in my current role.”


“Assessing and building strong functional teams. Honesty and integrity, good communicator, decision making capabilities, delegation and empowerment, confident, and I try to be a motivating/inspiring leader.”


Lisa’s challenge is financial acumen. To help strengthen this area she surrounds herself with strong, helpful finance leaders.


“Most of my sacrifices have been around family. Four moves in 10 years disrupting two of my three childrens' high school experiences. Many missed birthdays, school events, sports events, anniversaries, etc.”


“Listen and be compassionate. Try to infuse a work/life balance. Having children and a successful marriage is one of the most rewarding parts of my life. I would not be where I am today without the support of my husband and children.”


Persistent, Embrace Change, Authenticity, Belief in Yourself, Know when to ask for help, Emotional Intelligence

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

As the world leader in serving science, we empower our people to advance innovative technologies, develop meaningful solutions, and build rewarding careers. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 65,000 extraordinary minds the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

We are honored to have been recognized by the Women's Choice Award on their lists for "Best Companies for Millennial Women" and "Best Companies to Work for Women" for our commitment to helping women grow professionally and advance their career, while also catering to their lifestyle.

We’d like to thank our Women’s Employee Resource Group for providing the content for this year’s #IWD2018 campaign, and for continuing to build a corporate culture that supports the development of women. #PressForProgress

Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

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