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Marcelo, Director Business Development


Thermo Fisher Scientific Latin America

"I respond to some of the most pressing public health challenges of our time, including fighting the Zika outbreak."

Marcelo, Director Business Development


We have a broad presence in Latin America, with activities in countries from north to south. We have more than 2,000 employees operating in a variety of roles all over the region.

With head offices in major countries including Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Chile, we are able to meet our customers’ needs with global reach and a local touch. We have a new Customer Experience Center in São Paulo, Brazil, and plan to build a Technology Center in Tijuana, Mexico.

Key Markets


In Brazil, we have the most comprehensive product portfolio and strongest distribution channels in the market. Our strategy is aligned with key government priorities, including food safety, improved healthcare and a cleaner environment.

  • More than 350 employees
  • Over 150 customer-facing professionals
  • 2 commercial offices
  • About 20% of employees have Master’s or Ph.D. degrees
  • Customer Experience Center
  • Manufacturing Plant

Market Opportunities:

  • Academic
  • Pharma
  • Healthcare
  • Security
  • Government Research


Mexico represents our second largest market in Latin America.

  • Approximately 1600 employees
  • Headquartered in Mexico City
  • Over 120 customer-facing professionals
  • 5 commercial offices
  • 3 manufacturing plants/specialized warehouses
  • An IT Technology Development Center in Tijuana

Our IT Technology Center in Tijuana

Our IT Center of Excellence (ITCOE) in Tijuana is part of the company’s world-class, global software engineering team. The work IT professionals do at the Tijuana site is cutting edge - using the latest technology to develop software and cloud applications that help scientists find cures for diseases such as cancer.

Since the establishment of the center in 2015, our Tijuana team has become an integral part of our global technology offering. Over the next two years, the center will be experiencing large-scale growth due to our plans to double its size and house over 200 software developers. Our growth strategy, size and scale provide abundant opportunities for personal growth and career development for our employees.

  • Approximately 70 employees
  • Headquartered in Buenos Aires
  • 30 customer-facing professionals
  • 3 commercial offices
  • Specialized warehouse

  • More than 70 employees
  • Headquartered in Santiago de Chile
  • Over 30 customer-facing professionals
  • 2 commercial offices

  • Operations based in Bogotá

Costa Rica
  • Operations based in San Rafael de Alajuela

  • Operations based in San Isidro

  • Operations based in Valencia
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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $24 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

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