Mr. Robert L. Parkinson, Jr. MBA, is Chairman at Loyola University of Chicago, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Baxter Healthcare Corp., President at Baxter World Trade Corp., and Chairman at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital.
He is on the Board of Directors at Baxter International, Inc., Northwestern Memorial Foundation, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, US Foundation for Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Tech, Junior Achievement of Chicago, and Catholic Charities USA, Inc.
Mr. Parkinson was previously employed as President & Chief Operating Officer by Abbott Laboratories and Chairman by The Executives Club of Chicago.
He also served on the board at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago and Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
He received his undergraduate degree from the Loyola University of Chicago and an MBA from the Loyola University of Chicago.