For 33 years Bob served in various capacities at Procter & Gamble (P&G) with the last four as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2009 to 2013.
Procter & Gamble is a multi-national corporation that provides name brand consumer products for personal care and health care. Learn more about Bob’s positive impact on the growth of P&G and how his leadership helped to add almost one billion people to its customer base.
In 2014 President Barack Obama nominated Bob to the position of United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs. The selection of Bob to lead the VA was due in large part to his very successful corporate career in leading Procter & Gamble.
As one of the largest departments in the U.S. government, the department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is tasked with providing comprehensive healthcare to veterans from all branches of the United States Military. Learn more about Bob’s experiences and results achieved while at the helm of the VA.
Bob serves on several corporate and non-profit boards where he is able to bring a depth of knowledge from his past experiences at P&G and the VA that help to create a strong vision for the future. Learn more about Bob’s board member activities and special projects.
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In 2015 President Obama presented the Medal of Honor to an American Soldier —Captain Florent Groberg which marked only the tenth time a living service member has received our Nation’s highest valor award for actions in Afghanistan or Iraq. Seven more were posthumously awarded the medal. During the ceremony, President Obama addressed the specifics of […]
The McDonald Conference for Leaders of Character (MCLC) is endowed by Diane and Bob McDonald and hosted with the Behavioral Science and Leadership Department at West Point. It brings together a diverse group of the top undergraduate student leaders from across the globe with world class senior leaders who act as mentors in a team-based, […]
Recently, I had the opportunity to travel to The Holy Land with friends and family to enjoy a once in a lifetime experience. Our trip began with a flight to Atlanta during which I watched a show called The Fog of War, an interview with Robert McNamara. McNamara listed his beliefs and then used historical […]