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Richard P. Ellis

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Active Member of the Board of Dir...

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Canada
Local Address: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc
One Kroc Drive
Oak Brook , Illinois 60523
United States

Company Description: Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) corporation, creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well being...   more
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Employment History

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Education

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree , Sociology & Geography
    The University of Western Ontario
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree , Sociology
    University of Western Ontario
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McDonald's :: News Room :: Canadian News Release
www.mcdonalds.ca, 12 Mar 2015 [cached]
"While great challenges lie ahead as the need for our programs and services continues to grow, we are strengthened by the unwavering support of McDonald's, the generosity of its franchisees and the kinship of people all across the country who together make a real difference in the lives of children in need," said Richard Ellis, President, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Canada.
Richard P. Ellis | View Bio ...
news.mcdonalds.ca, 19 Feb 2015 [cached]
Richard P. Ellis | View Bio | Downloads
Executive Bio
Richard P. Ellis Senior Vice President, Communications, Public Affairs & Corporate Social Responsibility Richard Ellis re-joined McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited as Senior Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs in September 2008 following a number of years serving as Vice President, Communications at McDonald's USA. Prior to joining McDonald's USA, Ellis held the position of Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs at McDonald's Restaurants of Canada from 2003 - 2005. Ellis was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Canada (RMHC) in October of 2008 and became Chairman in 2012. He also leads the Sustainability, Customer Relations, Diversity & Inclusion, Management Communications and Creative Services & Events Management departments at McDonald's Canada.
Ellis began his communications career as Community Relations Officer at Ontario Hydro in Toronto, Canada. Following his time with Ontario Hydro, Richard was Director of Communications at General Mills Restaurants (Canada) Limited.
A native of Toronto, Richard is an active member of the Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Canada (Toronto) and the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (Toronto). He is a member of the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards National Committee (Ottawa) and Co-chair of The Sandbox Project (Toronto). He is an accredited member of the Canadian Public Relations Society, a member of the International Association of Business Communicators and the Public Relations Society of America. Richard was honored as a Canadian Diversity Champion by Women of Influence magazine in 2012.
Ellis graduated from The University of Western Ontario in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Sociology & Geography). He holds both Canadian and European Union (Ireland) citizenship.
Richard P. Ellis Senior Vice President, Communications, Public Affairs & Corporate Social Responsibility Ellis began his communications career as Community Relations Officer at Ontario Hydro in Toronto, Canada. Following his time with Ontario Hydro, Richard was Director of Communications at General Mills Restaurants (Canada) Limited.
A native of Toronto, Richard is an active member of the Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Canada (Toronto) and the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (Toronto). He is a member of the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards National Committee (Ottawa) and Co-chair of The Sandbox Project (Toronto). He is an accredited member of the Canadian Public Relations Society, a member of the International Association of Business Communicators and the Public Relations Society of America. Richard was honored as a Canadian Diversity Champion by Women of Influence magazine in 2012.
Ellis graduated from The University of Western Ontario in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Sociology & Geography). He holds both Canadian and European Union (Ireland) citizenship.">Share Usage Rights:
NGLCC - National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce - NGLCC -- National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
nglcc.orchidsuites.net, 5 Feb 2009 [cached]
Richard Ellis NGLCC - National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce - NGLCC -- National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
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Richard Ellis Vice President, Communications McDonalds USA, LLC
As Vice President, Communications at McDonald's USA, LLC, Richard Ellis utilizes his twenty years of extensive communications expertise to lead the communications and public affairs strategy for McDonald's USA. In addition to his leadership with McDonald's USA, Ellis also plays an ongoing role leading the company's North American communications platform.
Prior to joining McDonald's USA, Ellis held the position of Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs at McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited. Before joining the McDonald's organization, Ellis was President & Chief Executive Officer of Weber Shandwick Worldwide (Canada) Inc., Canada's leading national public relations consultancy. While at Weber Shandwick, Ellis managed the firm's business operations across Canada and applied his strategic public relations, issues / crisis management and marketing communications expertise to a wide variety of leading Canadian and international clients.
Ellis began his communications career as Community Relations Officer at Ontario Hydro in Toronto, Canada. Following his time with Ontario Hydro, Richard was Director of Communications at General Mills Restaurants (Canada) Limited and Vice President at Marshall Fenn Communications.
A native of Toronto, Richard is Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR), a member of the Management Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Canada (RMHC), a member of the Advisory Board of Concerned Children's Advertisers and an accredited member of both the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). Richard is also an active member of McDonald's Global Communications Council and Worldwide Corporate Relations Council.
Ellis graduated from The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and Urban Development.
Leadership | McDonalds.ca
www.mcdonalds.ca, 6 Nov 2014 [cached]
Richard P. Ellis
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Richard Ellis re-joined McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited as Senior Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs in September 2008, following a number of years serving as Vice President, Communications at McDonald's USA in Oak Brook, Illinois. Prior to joining McDonald's USA, Richard held the position of Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs at McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited from 2003-2005. Richard was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Canada (RMHC) in October of 2008.
Ellis began his communications career as Community Relations Officer at Ontario Hydro in Toronto, Canada. Following his time with Ontario Hydro, Richard was Director of Communications at General Mills Restaurants (Canada) Limited and Vice President at Marshall Fenn Communications.
A native of Toronto, Richard is also a member of the Board of Directors of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (Chicago, IL), the Toronto Santa Claus Parade, the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) and is a member of the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards National Committee. He is an accredited member of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) and a member of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).
Richard graduated from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Sociology).
Community Blogs - Blogs - ElmGroveNOW
www.elmgrovenow.com, 1 Nov 2009 [cached]
At the time, company Vice President Richard Ellis refused to back down, even calling conservatives "haters" in a public statement.
The American Family Association launched a national campaign to force McDonald's to eat its words. And eat them, they did! This week, McDonald's announced that Ellis had resigned from the GLCC.
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At the time, company Vice President Richard Ellis refused to back down, even calling conservatives "haters" in a public statement. The American Family Association launched a national campaign to force McDonald's to eat its words. And eat them, they did! This week, McDonald's announced that Ellis had resigned from the GLCC.
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To refer to Richard Ellis, who is the vice president of communications for McDonald's, as "one McDonald's employee," as if he is a teenager flipping hamburgers, is disingenuous at best.
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This is the press release from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce about McDonald's Vice President of Communications, Richard Ellis, being added to the NGLCC board. It also mentions Ellis is an active member on the Board of Directors for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.
Today I received another Action Alert. It stated that McDonald's is still saying they are not a member of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. McDonald's Vice-President Jack Daly stated that although they gave the NGLCC $20,000, "Richard Ellis was elected to the NGLCC board as a private citizen and not a representative of McDonald's."
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Watch the ad and decide for yourself if Richard Ellis is acting as a private citizen. (If he is, why is McDonald's name used and logo evident?) "So dedicated to promoting gay activities on public streets, McDonald's sponsored the 2007 San Francisco Gay Pride parade with a television commercial.
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