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Thomas Chandler Hays

Thomas Chandler Hays, American holding company executive. Baker scholar Harvard University, 1963.

Background

  • Hays, Thomas Chandler was born on April 21, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Marion C. and Carolyn (Reid) Hays.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1957. Master of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1958. Master of Business Administration with high distinction, Harvard University, 1963.

    Career

    • Operations research analyst Lockheed Corporation, Los Angeles, 1963-1964, Andrew Jergens Company (formerly American Brands, then Fortune Brands since 1997), Cincinnati, 1964-1970, vice president product management, 1970-1976, vice president marketing, 1976-1978. Executive vice president Andrew Jergens Company (formerly subsidiary American Brands, then Fortune Brands since 1997), 1978. President, Chief Executive Officer Andrew Jergens Company (formerly subsidiary American Brands), 1979-1980.

      Vice president marketing American Tobacco Company (former subsidiary American Brands, then Fortune Brands since 1997), 1980-1981, executive vice president, 1981-1985, president, 1985-1987, president, chief operating officer, 1985-1986, Chief Executive Officer, 1986-1987, chairman, 1987-1988, also board directors. Chairman Fortune Brands International Corporation, 1988-1990. Vice president Fortune Brands, Inc.

      (formerly American Brands, Inc.), Old Greenwich, Connecticut, 1984-1985. Vice president tobacco, 1985-1987. President, chief operating officer Fortune Brands, Inc.

      (formerly American Brands, Inc.), Old Greenwich, Connecticut, 1988-1994, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, since 1995, also board directors, since 1981, former chairman executive committee, since 1996. Board directors ACNielsen, Gallaher Ltd.

    Membership

    Trustee Andrew Jergens Foundation, The Devereux Foundation. Board directors Fairfield County Community Foundation 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1958-1962. Member Southwestern Area Commerce and Industry Association (board directors), Ambassador Roundtable, Business Roundtable, Conference Board and Economic Club, Cincinnati Country Club, Darien Country Club, Bel Air Bay Club, Tokeneke Club, board of trustees, Deveraux Foundation.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Ann Jergens, June 8, 1958. Children: Thomas, Michael, Paul, Jennifer.
    • father: Marion C. Hays
    • mother: Carolyn (Reid) Hays
    • spouse: Mary Ann Jergens
    • children: Thomas Hays
    • Michael Hays
    • Paul Hays
    • Jennifer Hays
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    Born April 21, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1957
      California Institute of Technology
    • 1958
      California Institute of Technology
    • 1963
      Harvard University
    • 1963 - 1964
      Operations research analyst, Lockheed Corporation
    • 1964 - 1970
      Operations research analyst, Lockheed Corporation
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1978
      executive, vice president Andrew Jergens Company (formerly subsidiary American Brands
    • 1979 - 1980
      president, Andrew Jergens Company (formerly subsidiary American Brands)
    • 1979 - 1980
      Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Jergens Company (formerly subsidiary American Brands)
    • 1980 - 1981
      vice president, marketing American Tobacco Company (former subsidiary American Brands
    • 1984 - 1985
      vice president, Fortune Brands
      Old Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      vice president, tobacco
    • 1988 - 1994
      president
      Old Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
    • 1988 - 1990
      chairman, Fortune Brands International Corporation
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