President & CEO, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Marc N. Casper is president and chief executive officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Casper joined Thermo Electron in December 2001 as president of its life and laboratory sciences segment. He was named senior vice president of the company in December 2003, and in March 2005 was given responsibility for all operating divisions. In November 2006, when Thermo Fisher Scientific was formed through the merger of Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific, Casper was named executive vice president of the company and president of the Analytical Technologies Group. In May 2008, he became chief operating officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific, and in October 2009, he was named president and CEO.
Prior to joining the company, Casper served as president, chief executive officer and a director of Kendro Laboratory Products. Before Kendro, he was president-Americas for Dade Behring Inc., a $1.3 billion global manufacturer and marketer of products and systems serving the clinical diagnostics market. He served as executive vice president for Europe, Asia and intercontinental for two years before that.
Casper began his career at Bain & Company as a strategy consultant and later joined Bain Capital, where he oversaw business development, strategy and business integration in select companies owned by Bain.
Casper received 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.