VWR International, LLC Appoints Peter Schuele as Senior Vice President and President of European Lab Business

Jun 26, 2013, 09:05 ET from VWR International, LLC

RADNOR, Pa., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR International, LLC, a global solutions provider of laboratory supplies, equipment and services, announced today that Peter Schuele has joined VWR as the Company's Senior Vice President and President of European Lab Business.

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Mr. Schuele joins VWR from Sigma Aldrich Corporation where he served as Vice President, Supply Chain Europe, Middle East and Africa, developing and implementing supply chain strategy and structure for its European operations.  Since joining Sigma-Aldrich in 1994, Mr. Schuele held numerous Operations and Sales leadership positions, supporting the German market, as well as the broader European organization.  Prior to Sigma Aldrich, Mr. Schuele has held various logistics roles in the industry.

"Peter's wealth of experience and knowledge will help VWR's European Business continue to succeed, while also providing new insights for our Global product and service solutions," said Manuel Brocke-Benz, President and CEO of VWR.  "I have known Peter for many years.  His values and high integrity are strongly aligned with VWR, and I believe this is a perfect fit to help us develop our performance driven, collaborative culture."

About VWR International, LLC

VWR International, LLC, headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is a global provider of laboratory supplies, equipment and services with worldwide sales in excess of $4.1 billion in 2012. VWR enables the advancement of the world's most critical research by providing product and service solutions to laboratories and production facilities in the pharmaceutical, biotech, industrial, educational, governmental and healthcare industries. With over 160 years of industry experience, VWR offers a well-established network that reaches thousands of specialized labs and facilities spanning the globe. VWR has over 8,000 associates around the world working to streamline the way scientists, researchers, medical professionals and engineers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific stock and maintain their facilities. In addition, VWR further supports its customers by providing onsite services, storeroom management, product procurement, supply chain systems integration and technical services.

For more information on VWR, phone 1-800-932-5000, visit www.vwr.com, or write, VWR, Radnor Corporate Center, Building One, Suite 200, 100 Matsonford Road, Radnor, PA 19087.

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