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Sigmund Lars Olson

Sigmund Lars Olson, American corporate finance executive. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, St. Paul, 1986-1990, chairman, 1989-1990. Served to corporal United States Military Academy, 1957-1960. Member Finance Executives Institute, Planning Executives Institute, American Management Association, National Association Corporation Treasurer Clubs: Professional Golf Association National (Florida).

Background

  • Olson, Sigmund Lars was born on February 7, 1935 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Edwin Louis and Marjorie Magdelene (Miller) Olson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, California State University, Long Beach, 1963. Master of Business Administration, University Iowa, 1964.

    Career

    • With finance staff Ford Motor Company, Detroit, 1964-1969. With management staff Mattel, Inc., Los Angeles, 1969-1972, Allen Group, Los Angeles, 1972-1977. Director planning International Harvester Company, Chicago, 1977-1978, director finance German division, Düsseldorf, 1978-1979, vice president finance European division, Paris, 1979-1982, assistant controller, Chicago, 1982-1984, assistant treasurer, 1984-1985.

      Vice president treasurer Ecolab, Inc., St. Paul, 1985-1986, vice president, controller, 1986-1988, senior vice president finance, 1988-1990. Chief Financial Officer Henkel-Ecolab Joint Venture, Dusseldorf, Federal Republic Germany, 1990-1994. Vice president finance International Ecolab., Inc., St. Paul, since 1995.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, St. Paul, 1986-1990, chairman, 1989-1990. Served to corporal United States Military Academy, 1957-1960. Member Finance Executives Institute, Planning Executives Institute, American Management Association, National Association Corporation Treasurer Clubs: Professional Golf Association National (Florida).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, reading, skiing, investments.

    Connections

    • Married Diana Lynn Armentrout, March 15, 1961 (divorced 1974). Children: Eric L., Lafe S., Britta C., Gunnar A. Married Linda Marie Larson, September 25, 1976.
    • father: Edwin Louis Olson
    • mother: Marjorie Magdelene (Miller) Olson
    • spouses: Diana Lynn Armentrout
    • Linda Marie Larson
    • children: Eric L. Olson
    • Lafe S. Olson
    • Britta C. Olson
    • Gunnar A. Olson
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    Born February 7, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1963
      California State University
    • 1964
      University Iowa
    • 1964 - 1969
      With finance staff Ford Motor Company
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1969 - 1972
      with management, staff Mattel
      Los Angeles, California, United States
    • 1972 - 1977
      with management, staff Mattel
      Los Angeles, California, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      director, planning International Harvester Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1985 - 1986
      vice president, treasurer Ecolab
    • 1990 - 1994
      Chief Financial Officer Henkel-Ecolab Joint Venture
      Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1995
      vice president, finance International Ecolab.
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