John H. Dasburg

    biography

    Serves as Emeritus Public Trustee of Mayo Clinic & Director/Trustee of Mayo Foundation
    Chairman of the Board and CEO of Astar Air Cargo Inc. (2003-2013)
    Chairman, President and CEO of Burger King Corporation (2001-2003)
    President and CEO, Northwest Airlines (1989-2001)
    President of Lodging Group, CFO and Chief Real Estate Officer, Marriott (1973-1980)

    Mr. Dasburg is a dynamic business leader and tycoon active in civic affairs with a strong commitment to South Florida and the State. His achievements are many, ranging from a 1991 appointment by President George Bush to the White House Fellows Committee, to his role on the Board of Governors of the Florida University system after his appointment in 2003. Mr. Dasburg has been a director of The Travelers Companies, Inc. since 1994 and has served as Lead Director since 2006. His key professional positions include Chairman of the Board and CEO of Astar Air Cargo Inc. (2003-2013), Chairman, President and CEO of Burger King Corporation (2001-2003), President and CEO, Northwest Airlines (1989-2001), President of Lodging Group, CFO and Chief Real Estate Officer, Marriott (1973-1980), Tax Partner, KPMG Peat Marwick (1978-1980), and Member, Advisory Board of Trilantic Capital Partners and Compressus Incorporated. Together with his wife, Mary Lou, they have established the following endowed professorships: John H & Mary Lou Dasburg Endowed Professorship in Cancer Genomics, Mayo Clinic, John H & Mary Lou Dasburg Endowed Professorship in Corporate Law, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, and John H & Mary Lou Dasburg Endowed Professorship in business, University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business.