Senior Vice President and General Counsel, ThermoFisher Scientific 

Michael Boxer became General Counsel of ThermoFisher Scientific in 2018. He was previously Group General Counsel at Luxottica and Senior Corporate Counsel at Winston & Strawn LLP. While at Luxottica, Michael spent time mentoring younger attorneys

Diversity initiatives at ThermoFisher Scientific include releasing a gender gap report in an effort to promote equal opportunity, a reverse mentoring program, and a supplier diversity program. In 2018, the company ranked 31st among the Top 100 Innovators in Diversity and Inclusion in the U.S. 

ThermoFisher was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2021 and 2022. 

Joined LCLD 2019 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows Nomination:
2023: Jonina Sauer, Peggy Bodin; 2022: Alison Maddeford, Tanisha Geraigery; 2021: Stephanie Fong, Kathleen Mekjian; 2020: Sharon Briansky, Gianni Hughes; 2019: Meghan Holmes, Monica Baig-Silva

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinder Selection:
2023: Jing Ye, Agustina Curet; 2022: Melissa Cox, Cheryl Allen-Ricciardi; 2021: Elise Korican, Steven Yee; 2020: Seri Lee, Timothy Ohara; 2019: Alissa Sol, Nishita Doshi


Annual Meeting (2020)

Member: Michael Boxer 

Diversity Professional: Kathi Hartman, Gillian ThackrayRueben Stokes