Mr. Gary E. McCullough, served as President and Chief Executive Officer from March 2007 to November 2011 of Career Education Corporation.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. McCullough held senior executive positions with large public companies. From December 2003 to March 2007, Mr. McCullough served as Senior Vice President of Abbott Laboratories and as President of its Ross Products Division, a manufacturer of a variety of pediatric and adult nutritional products. Abbott Laboratories, with 2010 sales of $35.7 billion, is a global broad-based health company operating in more than 130 countries with more than 72,000 employees at more than 100 manufacturing, distribution, research and development sites around the world.
From March 2000 until December 2003, Mr. McCullough served as Senior Vice President-Americas of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, then a public manufacturer and seller of confections with global sales in excess of $4 billion.
Mr. McCullough is a director of The Sherwin-Williams Company, a company engaged in the manufacture, distribution and sale of coatings and related products, where he also serves as a member of the Audit Committee.
Mr. McCullough holds a Bachelor of Science from Wright State University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University?s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.