Non-Executive Chairman of McDonald’s Corporation since April 2004 and also non-executive Chairman of Schwarz Supply Source, a printer, converter, producer and distributor of packaging and promotional materials. Mr. McKenna serves as a director of Ryan Specialty Group and Skyline Corporation. He has served over the years on many civic, community and philanthropic boards and currently serves as a trustee of Ronald McDonald House Charities, Museum of Science and Industry (Chairman Emeritus) and University of Notre Dame (Chairman Emeritus), and as a director of Big Shoulders Fund of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Ireland Economic Advisory Board, Lyric Opera of Chicago and United Way of Metropolitan Chicago among others. Mr. McKenna is also the Founding Chairman of Metropolis Strategies. Director since 1991. Class of 2015.
Susan E. Arnold
Former President - Global Business Units of The Procter & Gamble Company from 2007 until March 2009 when she retired from that post. Prior to that time, Vice Chair of P&G Beauty and Health since 2006; and Vice Chair of P&G Beauty since 2004. Director of The Walt Disney Company. Director since 2008. Class of 2014.
Robert A. Eckert
Former non-executive Chairman of Mattel, Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of toy products, from January 2012 until December 2012. From May 2000 to December 2011, he was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Mattel, Inc. Director of Amgen Inc. and Levi Strauss & Co. Director since 2003. Class of 2015.
Enrique Hernandez, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer of Inter-Con Security Systems, Inc., a provider of high-end security and facility support services to government, utilities and industrial customers. Non-executive Chairman of Nordstrom, Inc., and Director of Chevron Corporation and Wells Fargo & Company. Director since 1996. Class of 2015.
Jeanne P. Jackson
President of Direct to Consumer for NIKE, Inc., a designer, marketer and distributor of athletic footwear, equipment and accessories, since March 2009. Between 2002 and 2009, Chief Executive Officer of MSP Capital, a private investment company. Director of Kraft Foods Group, Inc. Director since 1999. Class of 2015.
Richard H. Lenny
Operating Partner of Friedman, Fleischer & Lowe, LLC, a private equity firm, since January 2011. Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hershey Company, a manufacturer, distributor and marketer of candy, snacks and candy-related grocery products, from 2001 until his retirement in December 2007. Director of ConAgra Foods, Inc. and Discover Financial Services. Director since 2005. Class of 2014.
Walter E. Massey
President of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, since September 2010. Also, President Emeritus of Morehouse College having served as its President from 1995 to June 2007. Director since 1998. Class of 2014.
Cary D. McMillan
Chief Executive Officer of True Partners Consulting LLC, a professional services firm providing tax and other financial services, since December 2005. From October 2001 to May 2004, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Sara Lee Branded Apparel and from January 2000 to May 2004, Executive Vice President of Sara Lee Corporation, a branded packaged goods company. Director of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. and Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Director since 2003. Class of 2014.
Sheila A. Penrose
Non-executive Chairman of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, a global real estate services and money management firm, since January 2005. From October 2000 to December 2007, she was President of the Penrose Group, a provider of strategic advisory services on financial and organization strategies. Director since 2006. Class of 2014.
John W. Rogers, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ariel Investments, LLC, an institutional money management firm, which he founded in 1983. Director of Exelon Corporation and a trustee of Ariel Investment Trust. Director since 2003. Class of 2014.
Roger W. Stone
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation, formerly Stone Arcade Acquisition Corporation, since April 2005. Mr. Stone was Manager of Stone-Kaplan Investments, LLC from July 2004 until 2008. Non-executive Chairman of Stone Tan China Holding Corporation and Stone Tan China Acquisition (Hong Kong) Company Limited. Director since 1989. Class of 2014.
President and Chief Executive Officer as of July 2012. President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2010 to June 2012, and has also served as a Director since January 2011. President, McDonald's USA from August 2006 to January 2010, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, McDonald's USA from January 2005 to August 2006. Mr. Thompson has been with the Company for 23 years and has held various management positions during that time. Class of 2015.
Miles D. White
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Abbott Laboratories, a pharmaceuticals and biotechnology company, since 1999. Director of Caterpillar, Inc. Director since 2009. Class of 2014.
Communications with the Board of Directors
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