TAMPA, Fla. — Pamela Mars Wright has been appointed to Moffitt Cancer Center’s national Board of Advisors, a growing group of prominent individuals who serve as Moffitt ambassadors and offer their expertise and counsel on issues relating to the cancer center.

Wright is a former chair and director of the Mars, Incorporated Board of Directors, which governs the $40 billion business owned by the Mars family. She retired from Mars in 2021, but continues to serve on the Mars Board’s Technical Committee. Mars Wright’s business experience spanned from operations to governance over her 35 years at Mars. She has worked across continents and at Mars’ Confectionery and Petcare businesses, ultimately serving as vice president of manufacturing for Mars Petcare. Mars Wright currently serves on the supervisory boards of Heineken N.V. and SHV, a Dutch family business. She also is a member of the Honorary Senate for Foundation Lindau Nobel Prize winners and a board member for Johns Hopkins International Medicine.

“We are extremely fortunate to have Pamela join our group,” said Bob Griese, chair of Moffitt’s Board of Advisors and former Miami Dolphins Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback. “She brings an incredible mix of business experiences and natural curiosity that will help inform our discussions. We look forward to her being part of our Moffitt family.”

Mars Wright joins 36 prominent individuals from across the nation on Moffitt’s national Board of Advisors.

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