John A. Canning, Jr.

Co-Founder at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

John A. Canning, Jr.

John A. Canning, Jr.

Co-Founder at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

First Chicago Venture Capital
Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

RelSci Relationships

6651

Number of Boards

37

Birthday

1945

Age

74

Number of Awards

1

Relationships
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Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President at Exelon Corporation

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Co-Founder at higi SH LLC

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

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Former Director, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Company & the Bank at Northern Trust Corporation

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Abbott Laboratories

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Former Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at United Airlines Holdings, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

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Founder at J.I. Harris & Associates LLC

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Non-Executive Chairman of the Board Directors at Bank of Montreal

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Chief Executive Officer at Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC
Family Members
Sibling
Counselor at The Cradle

With our deep history in adoption as our foundation, The Cradle advances the well-being of children by compassionately delivering exceptional education, guidance, and lifelong support to build, preserve and strengthen their families.

Spouse
Founder at WINGS Program, Inc.

WINGS Program, Inc. offers integrated services for homeless and abused women and children. The company provides safe, secure living environments, through transitional housing and emergency shelter, in residential neighborhoods that allow women to go to school, work, and achieve financial and emotional independence. WINGS Program was founded in and is headquartered in Palatine, IL.

Education
JD
Class of 1969

Duke University School of Law (also known as Duke Law School or Duke Law) is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of Duke's 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law began as the Trinity College School of Law in 1868.

BA
Class of 1966

Denison University is a private, coeducational, and residential liberal arts college in Granville, Ohio, United States, about 30 miles (50 km) east of Columbus, the state capital. Founded in 1831, it is Ohio's second-oldest liberal arts college. Denison is a member of the Five Colleges of Ohio, the Great Lakes Colleges Association, and the North Coast Athletic Conference.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Civic Committee of The Commercial Club of Chicago is a private, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to stimulate and encourage the growth of the area's economy and its ability to provide for its people. The Civic Committee pursues economic development in its broadest sense by supporting efforts to improve the general business environment - the structure and processes of the local economy - so that businesses can prosper and generate jobs. The Civic Committee also works to protect and improve those parts of the local environment on which employers depend: sound and effective local government services, superior transportation and communication networks, strong education and training systems, excellent health care delivery and reasonable local tax and regulatory structures. The Civic Committee gives special attention to efforts and plans that relate to the entire Chicago metropolitan area in the belief that the City of Chicago and its surrounding territory constitute a single and interdependent economic region. In pursuing these goals, the Civic Committee seeks out partnerships with other public and private sector organizations so as to minimize duplication of efforts and to utilize the strength of coalitions representing different constituencies.

Career History
Co-Founder
1992 - Current

Madison Dearborn Partners is an active manager invests in MBO and growth equity transactions. The sectors in which they invest include basic industries, business & government software and services, financial & transactions services, health care and telecom, media & technology services. The firm targets middle and upper-middle market companies located primarily in the United States. They acquire both control and minority positions.

Special Advisor
Current

Ceres Venture Fund focuses on investments in early-stage growth companies that are located in the Midwestern region of the US. The firm invests primarily in the healthcare, information technology and business services sectors. The partnership has an interest in financing women-led companies, but this interest is not exclusive.

Vice President, Product Development
Tenure Unconfirmed

WeVideo, Inc. provides an online platform for video editing. It offers easy to use, cloud based video creation platform, which can be accessed from any computer or device at home, work, or on the go to capture, edit, view and share videos with secure storage of their content in the cloud. The company was founded by Jostein Svendsen and Bjorn Rustberggard in April 2011 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2006 - Prior

Transunion Intermediate Holdings, Inc. engages in the provision of information and risk management solutions. It specializes in solutions in gathering, analyzing, and delivering critical credit reports. The firm's products and services include portfolio management, acquisition and retention, fraud and identity management, income and debt analysis, small business lending, and risk-based pricing solutions. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member of Commission
Prior

National Pensions Reserve Fund (NPRF) was established by the Irish Government in 2001 to meet as much as possible of the costs of Ireland's social welfare and public service pensions from 2025 onwards when these costs are projected to increase due to the aging population. The Government of Ireland sets aside one percent of GNP each year to fund this vehicle.Based in Dublin, NPRF is controlled and managed by the National Pensions Reserve Fund Commission which determines and implements the Fund's investment strategy in accordance with its statutory investment policy. The Commission acts through the National Treasury Management Agency, which is the Manager of the Fund. National Pensions Reserve Fund Commission members are appointed by the Minister for Finance.The Commission controls and manages the Fund with discretionary authority to determine and implement the Fund's investment strategy, utilizing external managers to invest mostly in bonds and equities. The fund also invests in private equity and real estate.The NPRF Commission believes that environmental, social and governance issues impact long-term investment performance and is developing and implementing a Responsible Investment policy which will be consistent with the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment, to which it was a founding signatory in 2006 along with some of the world's largest institutional investors.NPRF is also a signatory to the Carbon Disclosure Project, a global mechanism whereby investors encourage companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions.

Emeritus Advisor
Prior

The View Group LP is an international private equity firm. The company provides different types of financial services. View invests in mid-market companies particularly those in labor-intensive service businesses that could benefit from India's workforce. Investments range from $7 million to $100 million. The company provides strategic guidance and access services. Its portfolio companies include Tracmail (customer and technical support), Integreon (business information services for the financial publishing industry) and Peerless India (audio components). The View Group was founded in 1992 by Managing Director Mintoo Bhandari and is headquartered in Boston, MA

President, Treasurer & Director
Current
Honorary Member, Board of Visitors
Current

Duke University School of Law (also known as Duke Law School or Duke Law) is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of Duke's 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law began as the Trinity College School of Law in 1868.

Member of the Advisory Board
Current

Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Inc. owns and operates a professional baseball franchise. The company is a member of the American League Central Division of the Major League Baseball (MLB). The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

Director
2004 - 2010

The Chicago Fed serves the Seventh Federal Reserve District, an economically diverse region that includes all of Iowa and most of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. The Seventh District has a large national share of many important economic sectors. The Chicago Fed has a head office in Chicago and a branch office in Detroit.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5M - $10M
2015

The Field Museum of Natural History houses biological and anthropological collections of specimens. It supports both informal and more structured public learning through exhibits and educational programs. Its curatorial and scientific staff conducts research on the fields of Anthropology, Biology, Geology, and Zoology. The Field Museum was founded in 1893 and is located in Chicago, Illinois.

$10K - $25K
2015

Merit School of Music transforms the lives of Chicago-area youth through removing barriers to high-quality music education.

$50K +
2014

The Field Museum of Natural History houses biological and anthropological collections of specimens. It supports both informal and more structured public learning through exhibits and educational programs. Its curatorial and scientific staff conducts research on the fields of Anthropology, Biology, Geology, and Zoology. The Field Museum was founded in 1893 and is located in Chicago, Illinois.

Political Donations
$2,800
2019

Senator at Office of the Senator from Louisiana, Bill Cassidy

$5,700
2019

Senator at Office of the Senator from Louisiana, Bill Cassidy

$2,800
2019

Representative from Illinois's 16th Congressional District

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Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Inc. owns and operates a professional baseball franchise. The company is a member of the American League Central Division of the Major League Baseball (MLB). The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

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Established in June 2000 following a unanimous vote by the 30 Major League Baseball club owners to centralize all of Baseball's Internet operations, MLB Advanced Media LP (MLBAM) is the interactive media and internet company of Major League Baseball. MLBAM manages the official league site, http://www.MLB.com, and each of the 30 individual Club sites to create the most comprehensive Major League Baseball resource on the Internet. MLB.com offers fans the most complete baseball information on the web, including up-to-date statistics, game summaries, extensive historical information, and exclusive features about Major League Baseball events and programs, including on-line ticket sales, baseball merchandise, authenticated memorabilia and collectibles, fantasy games, live and archived radio broadcasts of every game, live and archived video webcasts of entire games, pitch-by-pitch enactment of games, and hosted post-game video highlight shows. PR Newswire (http://s.tt/1s5xO)

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Awards & Honors
2012
Crain's Chicago Business Magazine - Power 50
Events
Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

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