Paul Meister, MBA
Paul Meister

Paul Meister, MBA, is co-founder of Liberty Lane Partners, LLC, a private investment company with investments in healthcare, technology, and distribution-related industries and Perspecta Trust, a trust company that provides trust and investment services.

Meister recently served as President of MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated. He previously served as Chairman and CEO of inVentiv Health (now Syneos Health), a leading provider of commercial, consulting, and clinical research services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Prior to that, he served as Chairman of the Board of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. and Vice Chairman of Fisher Scientific International, Inc. prior to Fisher’s merger with Thermo.

During his tenure as an executive officer of Fisher Scientific, from 1991 to 2006, the company’s revenue and operating income grew at a compound annual growth rate of 15% and 23%, respectively, as operations grew from two countries to 27 and sales expanded into 140 countries worldwide. Earlier in his career, Meister served in a number of executive leadership positions at Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., The Henley Group Inc., and AlliedSignal Inc. (now Honeywell International, Inc.). He began his career with Ford Motor Company.

Meister holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Northwestern University. He is a director of Aptiv PLC, Scientific Games Corporation, Quanterix Corporation; co-chair of the University of Michigan’s Life Sciences Institute External Advisory Board, chair of the Provost Advisory Board, and serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute at Northwestern University.