Matthew Paull

Former Chief Financial Officer & Senior Executive Vice President at McDonald's Corp.

Matthew Paull

Matthew Paull

Former Chief Financial Officer & Senior Executive Vice President at McDonald's Corp.

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McDonald's Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.

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Vice Chair at US - China Business Council

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.

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Former Senior Vice President, Strategic Acquisitions & Integration at Canadian National Railways

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Founder at Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.

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Co-Founder at KapStone Paper & Packaging Corp.

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at S&P Global, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at WMS Games, Inc.

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Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at Longview Fibre Paper & Packaging, Inc.

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Former Executive Vice President of Strategic Planning & Acquisitions at McDonald's Corp.

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Matthew Paull
Former Chief Financial Officer & Senior Executive Vice President at McDonald's Corp.
MA in Accounting Science

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a public research-intensive university in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is the second oldest public university in the state (after Illinois State University), and is a founding member of the Big Ten Conference. It is considered a Public Ivy and is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Career History
Chief Financial Officer & Senior Executive Vice President
1993 - 2008

McDonald's is the leading global foodservice retailer with more than 36,000 local restaurants serving approximately 69 million people in more than 100 countries each day.

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Pacific Sales Kitchen & Bath Centers LLC sells kitchen appliances, plumbing fixtures, home entertainment and home furnishings, tableware, and gifts. Its brands include American Standard, Artistica, Electrolux, Kohler, Sony, Thomasville, TOTO, Viking, and Yamaha. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Torrance, CA.


Ernst & Young LLP engages in the provision of assurance, tax, transactions, and advisory services. It offers audit, business risk, technology, security risk, and human capital services. The company was founded by Arthur Young and Alwin C. Ernst in 1989 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Audit & Ethics Committee
2012 - 2013

WMS is a leading global innovator in the design, manufacture and distribution of electronic and digital gaming entertainment and gaming machines for the casino industry. The WMS core values of Passion, Integrity, Innovation, Quality and Respect create a deeply embedded Culture of Innovation that fuels the imagination and creativity of our development teams and drives innovation with a purpose. Energized by a fervent focus on our Player Driven Innovation™ approach to product development, we create imaginative and engaging game content enabled by advanced, groundbreaking technologies to deliver dynamic, transformative player entertainment experiences in the casino and online. The talented WMS team produces some of the world's most popular casino games, and creates new and differentiated gaming platforms that consistently set the industry standard

Financial Expert
2003 - 2013

Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is the global leader in consumer electronics, with more than 1,400 large and small-format locations, more than 160,000 employees, $50B in annual revenue and the 11th largest retail website in the United States. Our “Blue Shirt” sales associates and Geek Squad agents are the authority on consumer electronics, delivering unbiased, knowledgeable advice hundreds of millions of times a year and offering unmatched support for the lifetime of the products we sell. Shop our competitively priced products and services at or stop by one of our Best Buy or Best Buy Mobile stores to touch, test and try the latest technology. Since its inception in 1966, Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has grown steadily and enhanced its business through inspired innovations. We’re continually transforming into a dynamic, customer-driven, talent-powered company that focuses on enhancing our customers’ enjoyment of technology. Like many companies, we come from humble beginnings. We’ve been challenged signi?cantly from time to time and we’ve learned, changed and grown from each of these challenges. Today, Best Buy operates a global portfolio of brands with a commitment to growth and innovation. Our employees strive to provide customers around the world with superior experiences by responding to their unique needs and aspirations. This commitment to growth and customers has driven strong, consistent earnings growth. Retail is a business that requires constant innovation, new ideas, new ways to delight our customers and new ways to work together. To meet the unique product and service needs of our customers, our stores and operating models are being transformed to shift our focus from product-centric to customer-centric ? a move that poises Best Buy to truly offer the entertainment and technology solutions that meet our customers’ needs, end-to- end.

Member, Advisory Board

Pershing is committed to supporting the success of our customers. We provide you and your clients with a strong foundation for growth, and deliver industry-leading technology and innovative solutions to help you grow your business without limits. Leadership Pershing is the industry's largest global business solutions provider, with more customers who clear with us than with any other firm. We offer unequaled experience built over seven decades of serving financial organizations of every size and business model. Strength You can gain confidence from our financial position. Pershing has approximately $1.06 trillion* in global client assets. Our parent company, BNY Mellon has $26.2 trillion* in assets under custody and/or administration. Scale Pershing's market leadership enables us to make an exceptional investment in your success. We offer state-of-the-art technology, a highly reliable and scalable infrastructure, and a host of innovative products and services to help you expand your offering. Commitment We exclusively serve financial organizations, money managers, and registered investment advisors, with no retail lines of business to distract us, and no proprietary trading for our own book of business. Our success completely depends on yours. Service Our story begins and ends with our people. Pershing invests in a high-touch, dedicated service model, and takes a consultative approach to helping you succeed. Our long associate tenures let you build lasting relationships with experienced professionals who know your business. Caring is the foundation of our commitment to serve our customers worldwide, and each other. Our Customer Care Standards help each of us fulfill a personal responsibility to deliver service excellence. We strive to anticipate our customers' needs and provide personalized, reliable service. We take pride in our work and seek to continually enhance our customers' experience. We always aim to treat our customers with dignity and respect and look to demonstrate a high regard for their diverse points of view. We continuously aspire to take ownership for customer satisfaction. We work as a team and with a collaborative spirit across the firm to deliver service excellence in all that we do. Global Reach We are the industry's largest global outsourcing provider, serving more than 300 international financial organizations and doing business in more than 60 markets. Turn to us for a one-stop, full-service global solution with integrated, multicurrency clearing and execution, plus a full range of global resources


Ravinia Festival Association provides professional music shows. Its programs include reach programs, teach programs, instrument game, and program for jazz. The company was founded in 1904 and is located in Highland Park, IL.

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to empower chronically hungry farm families in East Africa to lift themselves out of hunger and poverty.

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to empower chronically hungry farm families in East Africa to lift themselves out of hunger and poverty.

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The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless engages in the provision of housing and health care services especially for the homeless and at-risk families, children, and individuals throughout Colorado. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

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Awards & Honors
NACD Directorship 100 Hall of Fame
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