Leadership

Corporate

DC P&G AlumniFor 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.

Civil Service

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.

Board Member

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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Recent Posts

13th Annual Stand Up for Heroes

It was an honor for both Diane and I to attend the 13th Annual Stand Up for Heroes event organized by the Bob Woodruff Foundation in the Hulu Theater of Madison Square Garden in New York City November 4, 2019.  I also attended the Leadership Council meeting of the Bob Woodruff Foundation that morning, kindly hosted […]

Bob McDonald VA Portrait Unveiling

We walked over to the VA headquarters building before 4 p.m.  Once we walked in the door, Diane and I were inundated with our former colleagues and friends.  We introduced our daughter Jenny and her husband Scott Rowland.  First it was the members of Protocol, then our photographers, then our Special Agents, and then office […]

National Veterans Resource Center Tour

Thursday morning Ray Toenniessen, Associate Vice President of IVMF, picked me up and took me to the new National Veterans Resource Center, a new building on the Syracuse campus that will house IVMF and its resources.  It is a beautiful new building, funded primarily by a donation by Dan D’Aniello, Co-Founder of Carlyle and Chair […]