Michael T. Dan is the retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Brinks Co., a Richmond based global provider of security-related services, serving from February 1998 to December 2011. He joined Brink’s in 1982. Mr. Dan served as President of Armored Vehicle Builder, Inc. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Brink’s Holding Company Inc. since December 31, 1995, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Brink’s Inc. since July 1993.
From August 1992 to July 1993, he served as President of North American operations of Brink’s, Incorporated and as Executive Vice President of Brink’s, Incorporated from 1985 to 1992. He served as President of Brink’s, Incorporated from December 2002 until January 2004. He has been Chairman of the Board of Brinks Co. since January 1, 1999.
Mr. Dan has been the Chairman of the HR committee of Principal Financial Group Inc., since May 15, 2006 and its subsidiary Principal Life since May 16, 2006.
Mr. Dan is a member of the Bretton Woods Committee, which is the nonpartisan network of prominent global citizens that work to demonstrate the value of international economic cooperation and to foster strong, effective Bretton Woods institutions as forces for global well-being.
He studied business and accounting at Morton College in Cicero, Ill. and completed the advanced management program at Harvard Business School.