Marc Casper is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science. He leads 80,000 colleagues globally to fulfill the company’s mission of enabling its customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
Marc joined Thermo Electron Corporation in 2001 as President of the Life Sciences sector. He was named Senior Vice President in 2003, and in 2005 assumed responsibility for all of the company’s operating divisions. After the merger that created Thermo Fisher Scientific in 2006, he was named Executive Vice President and President of its Analytical Technologies businesses, and in 2008 he became the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Marc has been Chief Executive Officer and President since 2009 and he became Chairman in 2020.
Prior to joining Thermo Fisher, Marc served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Kendro Laboratory Products. Previously, he was President-Americas for clinical diagnostics provider Dade Behring Inc. He began his career as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company and later joined Bain Capital.
Marc serves on the boards of Wesleyan University, Mass General Brigham, and the U.S.-China Business Council. He was previously a director of the Advisory Board Company, Zimmer Holdings, U.S. Bancorp and Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Marc earned an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School and is a graduate of Wesleyan University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in economics.