Media

Bob McDonald has been featured on global media outlets for the bulk of his career in the corporate world and as head of the Department of Veterans Affairs.  From major television networks to industry journals and periodicals, Bob has been interviewed and featured for his insight on leadership, economic growth, and much more.

OutletTopicSource
Council on Foreign RelationsThe challenges and priorities for Veterans Affairs.https://www.cfr.org/event/conversation-secretary-robert-mcdonald
CNNBackground on Bob McDonald.https://www.cnn.com/2014/06/30/politics/bob-mcdonald-bio/index.html
New York TimesVeterans group supports keeping Bob McDonald as VA Secretary.https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/12/us/veterans-groups-urge-trump-to-keep-obamas-va-secretary.html
C-SPANBob McDonald discusses the VA at the National Press Club.https://www.c-span.org/video/?400361-1/veterans-affairs-secretary-robert-mcdonald-national-press-club
Procter & GambleLeadership beliefs.https://www.pg.com/en_US/downloads/company/executive_team/Bob_McDonald_Leadership_Principles.pdf
NBC NewsThe challenge facing Bob McDonald at the VA after transitioning from P&G.https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/va-hospital-scandal/robert-mcdonald-can-procter-gamble-ceo-clean-va-n144061
Global NewswireBob McDonald joints RallyPoint Networks.https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2017/07/24/1056196/0/en/Bob-McDonald-Former-VA-Secretary-and-P-G-CEO-Joins-RallyPoint-Board-of-Directors.html
ForbesThe future of Procter & Gamble under Bob McDonald.https://www.forbes.com/2009/12/22/procter-gamble-mcdonald-leadership-ceonetwork-innovation.html#6a9bf9c83967
YouTubeInnovation strategies at Procter & Gamble.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9FRUCsdzPU
George W. Bush Presidential CenterRefueling Your Resilience As A Leaderhttps://www.bushcenter.org/publications/articles/2021/06/refueling-your-resilience-as-a-leader.html

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