Michael Ford Shanahan is an accomplished legal executive with solid experience in leadership teams, managing legal issues and litigation strategies in a range of international public and private companies. He remains a trusted advisor to senior management and boards of directors on risk mitigation, ethics and compliance, and corporate governance.
As the Director Corporate Legal Affairs of Althea, a global healthcare business in the diagnostic imaging segment, Ford has managed legal matters across the Althea Group including legal strategy, corporate matters, ordinary course commercial matters, acquisitions and divestitures, litigation, compliance oversight and other miscellaneous legal issues (labor, pre-litigation disputes, regulatory matters, tax matters, etc.).
Ford received a Ph.D. in Business Ethics from the University of Switzerland in Lugano, a Juris Doctor and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Denver, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Hampshire.