Queens, New York
|Alma mater||University of Florida|
|Known for||Being the CEO of Northwest Airlines and Burger King|
John H. Dasburg was born in Queens, New York in 1943. He grew up in Miami, Florida and graduated from Miami High School. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He attended the University of Florida for college, and used the GI Bill to get his MBA also from UF. His first job was with the Marriott Corporation, and he was able to rise all the way to Chief Financial Officer. He later accepted a position with Northwest Airlines, and became the CEO in 1990. He is credited with saving the airline from bankruptcy in the early 1990s. He served as chairman, CEO, and president of Burger King and chairman and CEO of DHL Airways.
- Kleinberg, Howard (2003). The Stingaree Century. (no place): (self published). p. 141. ISBN 0974158909.
- "John Dasburg Named Chief Executive of DHL Airways, Inc.". Business Wire. 2003-03-18. Retrieved 2008-03-07.
- Carey, Dennis; von Weichs, Marie Caroline; Dasburg, John (2003). How to Run a Company. New York: Crown Business. ISBN 1-4000-4927-X.
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