Jonathan W. Ayers

Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer

IDEXX Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer since January 2002

IDEXX LABORATORIES, INC.

Mr. Ayers has been the Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of IDEXX since January 2002. Beginning on June 28, 2019, Mr. Ayers has been on a medical leave of absence; during his absence, Jay Mazelsky is serving as the Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of IDEXX. Before joining IDEXX, Mr. Ayers held various executive leadership positions at United Technologies Corporation and its business unit Carrier Corporation from 1995 - 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Ayers held various investment banking positions at Morgan Stanley & Co. for nine years. Mr. Ayers holds an undergraduate degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University and graduated from Harvard Business School in 1983 with high distinction.