Jonathan W. Ayers

Former Chairman and President and Chief Executive Officer

Director since January 2002
Finance Committee


Mr. Ayers served as Senior Advisor to the Company from November 2019 to July 2021. Prior to that, Mr. Ayers served as the Chair of the Board from January 2002 to November 2019 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of IDEXX from January 2002 to June 2019. 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 an MBA from Harvard Business School, with high distinction.