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John William Madigan

John William Madigan, American investment company executive. Trustee Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Museum television and Radio in New York, Northwestern University, Illinois Institute of Technology; member board overseers Hoover Institution; Member of Chicago Council on Foreign Relations (chairman), Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation.

Background

  • Madigan, John William was born on June 7, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward P. and Olive D. Madigan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Michigan, 1958. Master of Business Administration, University Michigan, 1959.

    Career

    • Vice president Union Bank of Switzerland Wealth Management United States of America., Citigroup Commercial International Bank. Chairman Baltimore Sun Company. Finance analyst Duff & Phelps, 1960—1962.

      Audit manager Arthur Andersen & Company, 1962—1967. Vice president, investment banking Paine, Webber, Jackson & Curtis, 1967—1969. Vice president, corporation finance Salomon Brothers, 1969—1974.

      Vice president, Chief Financial Officer, director Tribune Company, 1975—1981, executive vice president, 1981—1991. Public Chicago Tribune, 1990—1994. President, Chief Executive Officer Tribune Public Company, 1991—1994.

      President Tribune Company, 1994—2001, Chief Executive Officer, 1991—2002, chairman, 1996—2004. Special partner, advisor Madison Dearborn Partners LLC, since 2005. Board directors Associated Press, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Wireless Services.

      Trustee Northwestern University, Rush University, Illinois Institute of Technology. Board directors Tribune Company, 1975—2003, Morgan Stanley, 2000—2005, Gilead Sciences Inc., since 2005, Boise Cascade Holdings, LLC, Boise Cascade Company, since 2005.

    Membership

    Trustee Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Museum television and Radio in New York, Northwestern University, Illinois Institute of Technology. Member board overseers Hoover Institution. Member of Chicago Council on Foreign Relations (chairman), Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation.

    Connections

    • Married Holly Williams, November 24, 1962. Children: Mark W., Griffith E., Melanie L.
    • father: Edward P.
    • mother: Olive D. Madigan
    • spouse: Holly Williams
    • children: Mark W. Madigan
    • Griffith E. Madigan
    • Melanie L. Madigan
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    • 1958
      University Michigan
    • 1959
      University Michigan
    • 1960 - 1962
      finance analyst, Duff & Phelps
    • 1962 - 1967
      audit manager, Arthur Andersen & Company
    • 1967 - 1969
      vice president
      Webber, Kansas, United States
    • 1969 - 1974
      vice president
    • 1975 - 1981
      vice president
    • 1990 - 1994
      public Chicago Tribune
    • 1991 - 1994
      president, Tribune Public Company
    • 1991 - 1994
      Chief Executive Officer, Tribune Public Company
    • 2005
      special partner, Madison Dearborn Partners Limited Liability Company
    • 2005
      advisor, Madison Dearborn Partners Limited Liability Company
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