|Advisory Board Biography
Harry Kraemer, Jr.
Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr. is an Executive Partner with Madison Dearborn,
a private equity firm based in Chicago. He is also a Clinical Professor
of Management and Strategy at Northwestern Universityís Kellogg School
Previously, Mr. Kraemer was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Baxter
International Inc., a $9 billion global healthcare company. He became Baxter's
Chief Executive Officer in 1999, and assumed the additional responsibility
of chairman of Baxter's board of directors in 2000. Mr. Kraemer joined
Baxter in 1982 as director of corporate development. His twenty-two year
career at Baxter included senior positions in both domestic and international
operations. Before joining Baxter, Mr. Kraemer worked for Bank of America
in corporate banking and for Northwest Industries in planning and business
Mr. Kraemer is active in business, education and civic affairs. He serves
on the Board of Directors of Science Applications International Corporation
and Sirona Dental Systems GmbH, and on the Board of Trustees of Lawrence
University, Northwestern University, the Conference Board and Evanston
He is a member of the Deanís Advisory Board of Northwestern Universityís
Kellogg School of Management, the Deanís Advisory Board of Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Advisory Board of LEK Consulting.
He is also a member of the Business Council, the Commercial Club of Chicago,
the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the Executives Club of Chicago and
the Economics Club of Chicago.
Mr. Kraemer holds a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Lawrence University
of Wisconsin and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Northwestern Universityís
Kellogg School of Management. He is a certified public accountant.
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