Press Release: Labconco Announces Retirement of President Jeff Stanton


Adam Keithley | Vice President, Channel Management, Labconco | 

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For release: May 7, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Labconco® Announces Retirement of President Jeff Stanton After 31 Years of Service

Labconco Corporation announces the retirement of Jeff Stanton, esteemed president who has contributed remarkably to the company's success for over 31 years.

Stanton joined Labconco in 1992 as Labconco's Director of Accounting and Finance. Throughout his career, Jeff's leadership has been instrumental in overseeing significant growth, highlighted by his steady focus on building lasting relationships with distributor partners, end-users, suppliers and most importantly with people inside the company. His strategic vision and dedication have reinforced Labconco’s status as an industry leader in the scientific equipment sector.

"Jeff's approach to business has always been rational and forward thinking. His leadership was not just about managing, but about making deep personal connections with his team and driving us all to excel,” said Labconco CEO and Chairman Laura McConnell. "As Jeff steps into his well-deserved retirement, we celebrate his immense contributions and unwavering dedication to Labconco. His mentorship has prepared a strong leadership team poised to continue our legacy.”

Under Stanton’s stewardship, Labconco has not only seen substantial growth, but has also maintained its commitment to innovation and quality, values that are deeply embedded in the company's mission. Stanton remarks, "While I look forward to the next chapter in my life, I will always cherish the memories and friendships that I've made at Labconco. I'm confident the company will continue to thrive and innovate, making a difference in the lives it touches.”

Labconco extends its deepest gratitude to Jeff for his leadership and wishes him all the best in his retirement. He leaves behind a legacy that will inspire future generations at Labconco.


About Labconco


Labconco enhances global scientific discovery by providing exceptional equipment and service. Serving the scientific community since 1925, Labconco Corporation manufactures laboratory equipment, specializing in ventilation enclosures such as chemical fume hoods and biological safety cabinets. Labconco also produces glassware washers, freeze dryers, evaporators, glove boxes and specialized forensic enclosures. Manufactured in Kansas City, Missouri and Fort Scott, Kansas, Labconco equipment can be found in academic, industrial, life science, pharmaceutical, environmental, forensic and clinical laboratories worldwide.


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