Grainger adds McDonald’s exec to board

By Plant Engineering Staff March 2, 2006

Grainger has appointed McDonald’s president and COO Michael J. Roberts to its board of directors, bringing the total number of members to 12. Roberts, 55, graduated from LoyolaUniversity in Chicago with a bachelor of arts degree in sociology. He also completed The CEO Perspective Program at the Kellogg School of Management and CorporateLeadershipCenter at NorthwesternUniversity. He has served as an Advisory Director to McDonald’s Board of Directors and as a board member to several children’s charitable organizations.