|[February 01, 2013]
Abbott Nutrition Executive John Ginascol Appointed to Board of Directors at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
LAKE FOREST, Ill. --(Business Wire)--
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) is pleased to
announce the election of healthcare executive John Ginascol to its Board
of Directors. Ginascol is Vice President, Nutrition Supply Chain, Abbott.
"We are pleased to welcome John Ginascol to our Board of
Directors," said LFGSM President & CEO John Popoli. "John's
understanding of the trends in emerging international markets, global
supply issues and his extensive corporate operations experience will be
most valuable and useful to our strategic planning and policy-making
activities. We look forward to the contributions he will make to the
school's leadership team and our unique, innovative business community
that LFGSM represents."
Ginascol has more than 32 years' experience in the healthcare
industry covering all aspects of operations, quality, and supply chain.
His breadth of experience covers pharmaceuticals, hospital products,
medical devices, and nutritional products.
Ginascol is responsible for all elements of global supply for
Abott's rapidly growing multi-billion-dollar Nutrition business,
including Procurement, Manufacturing, Distribution, Quality, and all
related support functions. These large-scale operations are based in
North America, Europe, Southeast Asia, India, and China and serve
customers around the world.
"As an alumnus of LFGSM, I have a strong desire to help improve
the graduate school," said John Ginascol. "I am hopeful my broad global
business perspective and experience will bring value to LFGSM and its
Ginascol was elected an officer of Abbott in 2008. He represents
Abbott on several external committees, primarily focused on global
agriculture, food safety and security, and harmonization and
standardization of global food regulations.
Ginascol earned a BS in Chemistry (with honors) from the
University of Texas, and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of
Management. He is active in numerous philanthropic organizations in and
around the city of Chicago, including the Countryside Association for
People with Disabilities, where he was formerly Board President.
John Ginascol was elected to the Board of Directors at Lake Forest
Graduate School of Management in December 2012, and will serve on the
School's Educational Programs and Solutions (academics) Committee.
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management is an independent,
accredited, not-for-profit graduate business school. LFGSM offers the
Chicago area's premier part-time MBA program for working professionals,
with campus-based programs in Schaumburg and Lake Forest, fully online
MBA options, and on site courses at some of the area's leading
companies. Learn more about Lake Forest Graduate School of Management's
Leadership MBA, Immersion MBA or Corporate Learning Solutions at www.LFGSM.edu.
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