Labconco Corp. President Jeff Stanton Announces Retirement After Nearly 32 Years

Labconco Corp. announces the retirement of president Jeff Stanton after nearly 32 years at the company. Photo credit: Labconco Corp.

Posted May 9, 2024

Jeff Stanton, president of the Kansas City, Mo.-based laboratory equipment manufacturer Labconco Corp. announced his retirement following 31 years at the company.

Stanton joined Labconco in 1992 as director of accounting and finance. He then became vice president of finance in 2004 and executive vice president of the company in 2020. In just over a year, Stanton was elevated to president and COO.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in business and accounting from the University of Kansas in 1985.

“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,” Stanton said in a release. “I’m confident the company will continue to thrive and innovate, making a difference in the lives it touches.”

During Stanton’s time at the company, Labconco experienced substantial growth. He maintained its commitment to innovation and quality, values that are deeply embedded in the company’s mission, according to the release.

“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,” Laura McConnell, Labconco CEO and chairman said in the release.

Labconco is a laboratory equipment manufacturer that produces freeze dryers, forensic enclosures, dry evaporators, water purification systems and others.