Michael is the Executive Sponsor of Johnson & Johnson’s employee resource group focused on Middle Eastern and North African employees. Additionally, he serves as Chairman of Johnson & Johnson’s Lupus Campaign. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that is more common in women, particularly those of African, Hispanic, Asian and Native American descent. Externally, Michael currently serves on the Board of Trustees at UnidosUS, the largest Hispanic advocacy organisation in the United States. He also sits on the national board of the Ad Council, which develops communication campaigns aimed at tackling the nation’s largest social issues including bullying, housing and workplace discrimination. Additionally, he is on the Board of Trustees of The First Tee organisation, a community-based network focused on developing the social and behavioral skills for young people of color. He also set up a scholarship providing funding to multicultural students pursuing their education at Macalester College in the United States. In 2017, Michael was the recipient of the Corporate Leadership award from the National Medical Fellowship Organization. Also, for the last two years he was named on PR Week’s Top Communicators in the United States.