Bob has engaged in social responsibility issues since the late 1980’s.
Bob joined McDonald’s system in 1983, with management positions in logistics, packaging and purchasing in the 80s. In the 90s, he had responsibilities for the environment, energy management, animal welfare, and Ronald McDonald Children’s Charities’ grants. He was appointed McDonald’s first VP to lead sustainability in 2006.
Bob led the development of McDonald’s 2020 Sustainability Vision and Framework, including McDonald’s commitment to the environment, supply chain sustainability, and balanced menu choices. He retired from McDonald’s, March, 2015 and joined the Green Biz Group, writing a regular column, The Inside View; and helping with the Green Biz Executive Network.
Bob has a Masters Degree in Business from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA, a BA from Lewis University, Romeoville, IL.