Edward Colihan becomes President, CEO of Metrohm USA

Ed Colihan
Metrohm AG has announced the appointment of Edward Colihan as President and Chief Executive Officer of Metrohm USA effective April 1, 2014. Colihan presently serves as General Manager of Metrohm’s near infrared business. This announcement follows the decision of Michael Melingo to resign as President and Chief Executive Officer in order to become head of marketing, sales and services of the Lab Products and Services division for Sartorius AG Analytical Instrument Group based in Germany.
Christoph Fässler, CEO and chairman of Metrohm AG, says, "It is very exciting that Ed has accepted this position, as it gives us much confidence in the continued strong development of Metrohm USA, and our market position in North America. His intimate knowledge of our Company, business and culture allows for a seamless transition at the top of our largest distribution organization."

Colihan says, "I have developed great respect for our customers, employees, company and culture during my time at Metrohm, and look forward to continue the Company’s excellent business growth through investments to bring new technology, applications knowledge and local experts closer to our customers."

Colihan has served as General Manager of Metrohm’s near infrared business since its origination through strategic alliance with Foss in February 2013. Prior to being named GM, he served as Director of Marketing for Metrohm USA in Riverview, Florida. He brings over 15 years of management experience in Metrohm applications, sales, and marketing. Colihan earned an MBA from St. John’s Univ., and is a graduate of State College of New York at Oswego.

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