Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 8, 2021

THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)
Delaware1-800204-2209186
(State of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)

168 Third Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02451
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 622-1000
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $1.00 par valueTMONew York Stock Exchange
0.750% Notes due 2024TMO 24ANew York Stock Exchange
0.125% Notes due 2025TMO 25BNew York Stock Exchange
2.000% Notes due 2025TMO 25New York Stock Exchange
1.400% Notes due 2026TMO 26ANew York Stock Exchange
1.450% Notes due 2027TMO 27New York Stock Exchange
1.750% Notes due 2027TMO 27BNew York Stock Exchange
0.500% Notes due 2028TMO 28ANew York Stock Exchange
1.375% Notes due 2028TMO 28New York Stock Exchange
1.950% Notes due 2029TMO 29New York Stock Exchange
0.875% Notes due 2031TMO 31New York Stock Exchange
2.375% Notes due 2032TMO 32New York Stock Exchange
2.875% Notes due 2037TMO 37New York Stock Exchange
1.500% Notes due 2039TMO 39New York Stock Exchange
1.875% Notes due 2049TMO 49New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.                                   Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  






THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC.
Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

(a) Amendment of By-Laws

On July 8, 2021, the Board of Directors of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (the “Company”) amended and restated the Company’s By-Laws, effective immediately, to reduce the percentage of shareholders required to call a special meeting of stockholders from 25 percent to 15 percent. The Board made no other changes to the Company's By-Laws. A copy of the Amended and Restated By-Laws is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit No.Description
3.1
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded with the Inline XBRL document)



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THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC.
SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC.
Date:July 9, 2021By:/s/ Michael A. Boxer
Michael A. Boxer
Senior Vice President and General Counsel

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