Mary Dillon, U.S. Cellular
Position: President and CEO
Family: Married with four kids
If you thought running a company with two kids sounds like a lot on one’s plate … well, how does having four kids sound?
For Mary Dillon, it sounds like the last three years of her life.
Dillon was appointed CEO of U.S. Cellular in 2010 after an impressive string of executive positions at McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) and PepsiCo’s Quaker Foods Division.
Since taking over, Dillon has been living in a Chicago suburb with her family. There, she is working to improve U.S. Cellular’s focus on the customer while expanding its 4G LTE footprint.
Dillon was named one of FierceWireless’ Most Influential Women in Wireless in 2011 and 2012 and was named a Top Woman in Wireless by RCR Wireless News in 2012.