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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The Robert A and Diane J. McDonald Foundation has contributed matching dollars with Main Street Ventures for the The Wendy S. Lea Female Founder Grant that is awarded to first-time female founders and companies. Read the complete article.
Founded in 1947, The Horatio Alger Association honors the achievements of outstanding leaders who have accomplished remarkable successes in spite of adversity by bestowing upon them the Horatio Alger Award and inducting them as lifetime Members. The Association has named 14 individuals who have overcome adversity to achieve personal and professional success to is 2020 Member Class. Bob […]
Every guest room at the renown Thayer Hotel in West Point, NY is dedicated to a distinguished graduate of West Point. The decor of each room reflects the accomplishments and milestones of an individual who has made significant contributions to the nation and world. Below are the major milestones in the life of Robert McDonald: […]