Michael T. Marquardt, Chair, American Cancer Society Board


Michael MarquardtMr. Marquardt has been the chief executive officer of Global Kompass Strategies, Inc. since 2009 after serving as CEO of three other companies over the past 25 years. Having lived and worked in Europe, Asia and the United States, he maintains an international network of corporate and government leaders. Mr. Marquardt is a global advisor to corporations around the world, working closely with senior leadership teams on business development, strategic planning and cybersecurity issues. He also advises boards of directors and audit committees on effective risk management measures, corporate governance, geographic expansion, and emerging digital technology opportunities. Mr. Marquardt has extensive experience with corporate turn-around situations, crisis management, succession planning, foreign due diligence and digital transformation at the enterprise level. He served as chair of the former South Atlantic Division Board, received the Society’s St. George National Award in 2017, and has served on the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s Board of Directors since 2014 and the American Cancer Society Board of Directors since 2018.  

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