Richard S. Braddock

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"Mr. Braddock, 68, is the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Fresh Direct, an internet-based service for the purchase of grocery and household products. He was named Chief Executive Officer on March 4, 2008 and has been the Chairman since 2005. Mr. Braddock began his business career in 1965 spending a number of years in product management at General Foods. He joined Citicorp in 1973, was elected to the board of directors in 1985 and was elected President and Chief Operating Officer of Citicorp and its principal subsidiary, Citibank, N.A. in January, 1990. Mr. Braddock resigned from Citicorp in November 1992, and subsequently served as Chief Executive Officer of Medco Containment Services, Inc., a prescription drug services company, until its acquisition by Merck & Co., Inc., and then spent a year as a principal at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc., a private equity firm. He served as Chairman (non-executive) of True North Communications Inc. from December 1997 to January 1999. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of from August 1998 to April 2004. Mr. Braddock served as Chairman of MidOcean Partners, a private investment firm, from April 2003 until December 2007. Mr. Braddock served as a director of Marriott International, Inc. until 2008 and Cadbury, PLC until 2007."[1]

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  1. Richard S. Braddock,, accessed March 30, 2011.