Techne Corporation today announced that Gregory J. Melsen will resign from his position as Chief Financial Officer, effective February 3, 2014, to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Melsen has served as Techne's Chief Financial Officer since 2004.
Techne has begun the process of identifying a successor to Mr. Melsen and expects to announce the appointment of such successor in the coming months.
"I would like to thank Greg for his immense contributions to Techne during the past nine years," stated Charles Kummeth, President and Chief Executive Officer of Techne. "Greg was instrumental in the recent leadership transition, and the experienced financial team that Greg has put in place will ensure that the current transition is seamless. On behalf of Techne, I wish Greg all the best for the future."
Mr. Melsen said, "Being Chief Financial Officer of Techne has been a great professional experience, and I look forward to watching the Company continue to execute the strategies that have recently been put into place."