Since January 1, 2006, Mr. Donald has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation...
Since January 1, 2006, Mr. Donald has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International. Before joining the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International in 2006, Mr. Donald founded Merisant Company, whose products include the sweeteners Equal., where he held the position of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from its inception in 2000 through June of 2003, and continued to serve as Chairman of the Board through 2005. He serves as a director of four other public companies: Crown Holdings, Inc.; Oil-Dri Corporation of America; The Laclede Group, Inc.; and Carnival Corporation, and is also a director of two privately-held companies: DHR International and Atlas Holdings LLC. Mr. Donald serves as a director for numerous educational and charitable organizations including the St. Louis Science Center, Missouri Botanical Garden, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, St. Louis Art Museum, BJC Health System, Washington University, Dillard University and Carleton College. In 1998, he was appointed by President Clinton to serve on the President's Export Council for international trade and appointed again to that position by President Bush in November 2002. He is also a member of the Executive Leadership Council, the Kennedy School of Government Dean's Council and the National Science Teachers Association Advisory Board. Committee Membership: Compensation and Organization (Chair).