President of the Laboratory Products Division at Thermo Fisher Scientific
Metro Region: Massachusetts
Member Since: 2022
Sung-Dae Hong is currently President of the Laboratory Products Division at Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science and a Fortune 100 company. In his role, Dae oversees a global organization of over 10,000 colleagues and $2.5B in revenue, with laboratory equipment and consumables products that are essential to serving life sciences and diagnostics applications. Dae spent the first decade of his career as a management consultant at Bain & Company across four continents (Australia, Korea, Europe, US) and joined Thermo Fisher in 2011 as head of corporate strategy before taking on multiple general management roles prior to his current appointment. Dae was born in South Korea, immigrated to Australia as a young child with his family, and then moved to the Boston area as an adult to attend graduate school, where he lives today. He holds honors degrees in law and finance from the University of Melbourne, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he graduated as the Henry Ford II Scholar. Dae is passionate about Asian-American affairs and supporting equality of opportunities and progression in both public and private sectors, and currently serves as the global executive sponsor (and founding executive member) of Thermo Fisher’s Asian Employee Resource Group, and on the board of the Jennifer Price Global Education Leadership Fund. Dae is married to his college sweetheart Maria and has two daughters, Olivia and Leah, as well as two pandemic pets, Mocha (dog) and Bailey (cat). In his spare time, Dae enjoys investing, traveling, playing golf, skiing, and supporting his daughters in their endeavors.