TransUnion said Wednesday that Leo Mullin was elected chairman of its board of directors. Mullin, the retired Chairman and CEO of Delta Air Lines, joined TransUnion’s board in 2012. He currently serves as a senior advisor, on a part-time basis, to Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, the private equity unit at Goldman Sachs.
CHICAGO, IL–(Marketwired – April 08, 2015) – TransUnion announced today that Leo F. Mullin has been elected chairman of its Board of Directors. Mullin, 72, joined TransUnion’s board in 2012. He is the retired chairman and CEO of Delta Air Lines.
“We are thrilled that Leo has accepted the role of chairman for TransUnion’s Board of Directors,” said Jim Peck, CEO and president of TransUnion. “Leo is well known to us and his management expertise along with his financial services and banking experience will continue to be an asset for TransUnion as he steps into this new role.”
Mullin currently serves as a senior advisor, on a part-time basis, to Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, the private equity unit at Goldman Sachs. Prior to his role at Delta Air Lines, Mullin was vice chairman of Unicom Corporation and its principal subsidiary, Commonwealth Edison Company, as well as president and CEO of First Chicago and chairman and CEO of American National Bank, a First Chicago subsidiary. He also has served as a consultant of McKinsey and Company.
Mullin has been deeply involved in philanthropic and community activities. They include serving as board chairman of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, board chairman of Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and as a trustee for Northwestern University.
He holds an undergraduate degree in engineering and applied physics from Harvard College; a master’s degree in applied mathematics from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
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