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First Data Expands Board; Names Two, New, Independent Directors

Thursday 2 October 2003 23:15 CET | News

First Data have named Daniel P. Burnham, 56, and Jack M. Greenberg, 61 to its board of directors. Burnham is chairman of the Board of Directors for Raytheon. Greenberg is the retired chairman and CEO of McDonalds Corporation.

Burnham joined Raytheon as president and chief operating officer in 1998 and was appointed chief executive officer later that year. He served as CEO through June 2003. Prior to that, he spent 16 years with Allied Signal holding a variety of leadership positions, including president of Allied Aerospace. He worked for Carborundum Company for 11 years before joining Allied Signal. Burnham is chairman of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, a member of the Presidents National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, the Aerospace Industries Association, the Business Council, FleetBoston Financial Corporations board of directors and the board of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation. He received a bachelors degree in economics from Xavier University in 1968 and a masters of business administration from the University of New Hampshire in 1970. Burnham has been presented with honorary degrees from Pepperdine University and Bentley College. Greenberg served in leadership positions at McDonalds for 21 years. Before joining McDonalds, he was the director of tax services for the Midwest region and the Chicago offices of Arthur Young & Company. Currently, Greenberg serves on the board of Abbott Laboratories, Allstate Corporation and Hasbro Inc. He is also on the board of trustees of DePaul University, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Institute of International Education, The Field Museum, The Chicago Community Trust, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. In addition, he participates on the board of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Executives Club of Chicago and is a member of Chicagos Commercial Club. A graduate of DePaul University School of Commerce, Greenberg also earned a juris doctorate degree from DePaul University School of Law. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society and the Chicago Bar Association.


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