Monday, August 13, 2007

Dick Notebaert is officially available

Although he has publicly denied any comment on the matter, it will be interesting to see whether this news augurs changes at the senior ranks of Motorola in the days ahead.
His pre-Qwest bio illustrates his many Chicago ties:
Mr. Notebaert began his career in 1969 at Wisconsin Bell, where he held a number of positions in operations and marketing before moving to Ameritech Communications in 1983 as vice president of marketing and operations. He became president of Ameritech Mobile Communications in 1986, president of Indiana Bell in 1989, and president of Ameritech Services in 1992.

In 1993 he became president and chief operating officer of Ameritech Corporation and in January 1994 was elected president and chief executive officer. He was elected to the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on April 20, 1994.
Mr. Notebaert received a bachelor of arts degree in 1969 and a master's degree in business administration in 1983, both from the University of Wisconsin. He received the 1999
Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has received the following honorary degrees: doctor of business management from Indiana Wesleyan University, doctor of science and technology from the University of Indianapolis; and doctor of science from Ripon College. He is a member of the board of directors of Sears, Roebuck & Co., Aon Corporation, Cardinal Health, Inc. and Tellabs Inc. He is a trustee of the University of Notre Dame and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He is also a member of the University of Illinois President's Advisory Council, a member of the Chicago Metropolis 2020 Executive Council and a member of the Brookfield Zoo Board of Advisors. Mr. Notebaert is currently a member of The Business Council, the Civic Committee of The Commercial Club of Chicago, The Economic Club of Chicago and The Executives' Club of Chicago.
Mr. Notebaert and his wife, Peggy, have two adult children and are Chicago residents.

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