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Patrick Donahoe
Patrick R. Donahoe 2013.jpg
73rd United States Postmaster General
In office
January 14, 2011 – February 1, 2015
President Barack Obama
Deputy Ronald Stroman
Preceded by John Potter
Succeeded by Megan Brennan
Personal details
Born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Alma mater University of Pittsburgh
MIT Sloan School of Management

Patrick R. Donahoe was the 73rd United States Postmaster General, having been appointed to the post on October 25, 2010. A 35-year veteran of the Postal Service, he reported to the Postal Service Board of Governors.

Before being Postmaster, Donahoe served as the 19th deputy postmaster general. He entered the Postal Service as a clerk in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1][2]

Donahoe is a 1977 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh where he majored in economics. He also graduated from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was a Sloan Fellow.[3]

Donahoe retired on February 1, 2015, and Megan Brennan was appointed as his successor.[4][5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Postmaster General and Executive Leadership Team". United States Postal Service. July 2012. Retrieved November 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Patrick R. Donahoe". United States Post Office. Archived from the original on August 21, 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-17. Appointed Postmaster General by the Postal Service Board of Governors in October, 2010, Mr. Donahoe began his 37-year USPS career as a clerk in Pittsburgh, PA 
  3. ^ "AllGov - Officials". Retrieved 2014-09-30. 
  4. ^ Bigalke, Jay (November 14, 2014). "First woman postmaster general starts Feb. 1". Linn's Stamp News. Archived from the original on November 17, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2014. 
  5. ^ "U.S. Postal Service Selects First Female Postmaster General". Time. November 14, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2014. 
  6. ^ Nawaguna, Elvina (November 14, 2014). "U.S. Postmaster General Donahoe to retire; Megan Brennan to succeed". Reuters. Retrieved November 15, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Postal Service Board of Governors selects Megan Brennan as 74th Postmaster General and CEO of the United States Postal Service" (Press release). United States Postal Service. November 14, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2014. 
Government offices
Preceded by
John Potter
United States Postmaster General
2011–2015
Succeeded by
Megan Brennan

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USA TODAY

USA TODAY
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 06:47:04 -0800

Postmaster General and U.S. Postal Service CEO Patrick R. Donahoe will retire Feb. 1 after four years in the agency's top post. He has been with the Postal Service for 39 years. Megan J. Brennan, the current chief operating officer of the Postal ...

New York Times

New York Times
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:11:15 -0800

Patrick R. Donahoe, the postmaster general, said myopia and shortsightedness had held up continued efforts to turn around the financially troubled Postal Service. Credit Jason Reed/Reuters. WASHINGTON — Critical changes needed to turn around the ...

Washington Post

Washington Post
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:11:15 -0800

Case in point: the valedictory remarks of Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe on Jan. 6, which reflected the lessons of a lifetime as a U.S. Postal Service employee and manager. Mr. Donahoe's words properly framed the predicament facing this ...

About - News & Issues

About - News & Issues
Mon, 17 Jan 2011 11:02:48 -0800

“Note: Patrick R. Donahoe retired effective February 1, 2015 and has been replaced by the 74th Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan.” Patrick R. Donahoe served as the 73rd postmaster general of the United States. Donahoe was appointed to the position ...

Washington Post

Washington Post
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:41:56 -0800

“As much as we try to have an elevated conversation about the future of the organization,” 40-year Postal Service veteran Patrick R. Donahoe said upon his retirement as postmaster general a year ago, “we never get beyond the narrow set of interests ...
 
Columbus Dispatch
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 02:38:36 -0800

"As much as we try to have an elevated conversation about the future of the organization," 40-year Postal Service veteran Patrick R. Donahoe said upon his retirement as postmaster general a year ago, "we never get beyond the narrow set of interests ...

Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Sun
Sat, 09 Jan 2016 12:48:45 -0800

"This is a responsible agreement that is in the best interest of our employees, our customers and the future of the Postal Service," Patrick R. Donahoe, former postmaster general, said in announcing the contract. More than 17,000 postal support ...

Washington Times

Washington Times
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:01:02 -0800

Despite nearly $16 billion in annual losses announced by the U.S. Postal Service on Thursday, all but one of the top five executives for the nation's mail service had an overall compensation increase this year, records show. Unlike past years, when the ...
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