Timothy J. O'Donovan

Former Chief Executive Officer at Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

Timothy J. O'Donovan

Timothy J. O'Donovan

Former Chief Executive Officer at Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

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614

Number of Boards

9

Birthday

1945

Age

74

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Chief Executive Officer & President at Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

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Executive Director at Herman and Frieda L. Miller Foundation

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at SpartanNash Co.

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Chief Executive Officer at Spartan Foods of America, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Grand Angels

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The Right Place, Inc.

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Assistant Secretary at Cascade Engineering, Inc.

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President at Aviation Consultants LLC

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Former Vice President & Partner at Bain & Co., Inc.

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Former Director & Executive Vice President at United Airlines, Inc.

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Timothy J. O'Donovan
Former Chief Executive Officer at Wolverine World Wide, Inc.
Education
Undergraduate Degree

Iowa State is an international university with a friendly welcoming personality. Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries come to Ames, Iowa, to choose from 100 majors, study with world-class scholars and hone their leadership skills in 800-plus student organizations. Iowa State offers a great environment where students can enjoy reaching their potential and discovering their passions.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
Prior

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. engages in the designing, manufacturing, licensing and marketing of branded casual, active lifestyle, work, outdoor sport, athletic, children's and uniform footwear and apparel. It operates through the following three segments: Wolverine Outdoor & Lifestyle Group, Wolverine Boston Group and Wolverine Heritage Group. The Wolverine Outdoor & Lifestyle Group segment brands include Merrell, Cat, Hush Puppies, and Chaco. The Wolverine Boston Group segment brands include Sperry, Saucony, and Keds. The Wolverine Heritage Group segment brands include Wolverine, Bates, Harley-Davidson, and HyTest. The company was founded by G. A. Krause in 1883 and is headquartered in Rockford, MI.

Boards & Committees
Lead Independent Director, Board of Directors
Current

Nash-Finch Co. operates as a wholesale food distributor. It operates through three segments: Military Food Distribution, Food Distribution and Retail. The Military Food Distribution segment engages in selling and distributing grocery products to U.S. military commissaries and exchanges. The Food Distribution segment sells and distributes variety of nationally branded and private label grocery products and perishable food products from various distribution centers to many independent retail locations located across the U.S. The Retail segment is made up of various corporate-owned grocery stores which are operating under the Sun Mart, Econofoods, Avanza, the Family Thrift Center, Pick 'n Save, Family Fresh Market, Prairie Market, Saver's Choice, Wally's Supermarkets and Wholesale Food Outlet banners. The company was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Lead Independent Director
2005 - 2013

Kaydon Corp. designs, manufactures and sells custom engineered products. It operates in two segments, Friction Control Products and Velocity Control Products. The Friction Control Products segment offers anti-friction bearings, split roller bearings, and specialty balls that are used in the aerospace, defense, specialized robotics, medical, alternative energy, security, electronic, material handling, construction, and other industrial applications. The Velocity Control Products segment provides industrial and safety shock absorbers, velocity controls, gas springs, rotary dampers, vibration-isolation and shock-control products, isolation mounts, and highly engineered vibration solutions for use in specialized robotics, material handling, machine tool, medical, amusement, and other industrial applications. The company was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI.

Lead Independent Non-Executive Director
2003 - 2018

SpartanNash Co. engages in the distribution of grocery products to military commissaries in the U.S. It operates through the following segments: Military, Food Distribution and Retail. The Military segment sells and distributes grocery products primarily to U.S. military commissaries and exchanges. The Food Distribution segment distributes groceries to independent and corporate owned grocery retailers using multi-platform sales approach. The Retail segment operates retail supermarkets in the Midwest, which operate under banners of Family Fare Supermarkets, No Frills, Bag 'N Save, Family Fresh Markets, D&W Fresh Markets, Sun Mart and Econo Foods. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI.

Director
Current

Grand Rapids Symphony operates as a music association. The company was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI.

President, Secretary
Current
Director
Prior

The Heart of West Michigan United Way operates as a human service organization. It focuses impact in the areas of early childhood development and literacy in West Michigan. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI.

Political Donations
$500
2003

Former Member of the Board of Commissioners at County of Kent (Michigan)

$600
2001

Former Member of the Board of Commissioners at County of Kent (Michigan)

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