Steve Odland

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Steve Odland is an American businessman. He is President and CEO of the Committee for Economic Development.[1]

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Steve Odland has a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Notre Dame,[2] and a master's degree in management from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.[3]

Career[edit]

He taught as an Adjunct Professor in the graduate schools of business at Florida Atlantic University and at Lynn University from 2010-2011.[4] He was Chairman and CEO of Office Depot from 2005 - 2010,[5] and was Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of AutoZone from 2001 until 2005.[6] He was President & CEO of Tops Markets, Inc. from 1998 to 2000,[7] served as President of the Foodservice Division of Sara Lee Bakery from 1997 to 1998,[8] and worked for The Quaker Oats Company from 1981 to 1996[9] in various executive positions.

He is a Director of General Mills[10] and Analogic.[11] He is also a Trustee of The Conference Board[12] and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.[13] He also has been a member of the Business Roundtable;[14] a commissioner on the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission;[15] a member of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation;[16] a U.S. Presidential Appointee, President's Council on Service and Civic Participation;[17] a member of the Advisory Council, Institute for Corporate Ethics;[18] a member of the Advisory Council, University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business;[19] and a member of the Florida Council of 100.[20]

He is a regular CNBC[21] contributor and has published a blog on Forbes.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CED Press Release: Steve Odland Announced as CEO". 
  2. ^ "Steve Odland". Businessweek. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Steve Odland". Businessweek. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "CED Press Release: Steve Odland Announced as CEO". 
  5. ^ CNBC profile
  6. ^ AutoZone Names Odland Chairman of the Board and CEO
  7. ^ "Steve Odland". Businessweek. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Steve Odland". Businessweek. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "Steve Odland". Businessweek. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "General Mills Corporate Governance". Retrieved 2008-02-01. 
  11. ^ "Steve Odland Joins Analogic's Board". Retrieved 2016-01-26. 
  12. ^ "The Conference Board to Merge with the Committee for Economic Development". Retrieved 2015-01-14. 
  13. ^ "Membership Roster". Retrieved 2016-06-28. 
  14. ^ CNBC profile
  15. ^ "National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commissioners". Archived from the original on 2008-01-18. Retrieved 2008-02-01. 
  16. ^ CNBC profile
  17. ^ "The Business of the Civil Society Sector: Taking Care of Community" (PDF), The Business of the Civil Society Sector: Taking Care of Community (PDF), retrieved 2009-11-19 
  18. ^ CNBC profile
  19. ^ CNBC profile
  20. ^ CNBC profile
  21. ^ CNBC profile
  22. ^ Forbes blog