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Brian William Hugh Marsden

Brian William Hugh Marsden, Welsh, American steel company executive. Member Mayor's Task Force on Steel in Southeast Chicago, Chicago, 1984-1986; co-chairman Chicago Public Schools Science Fair, 1987. Member American Iron and Steel Institute (board directors since 1986), American Society Metals (chairman Northern Ontario chapter 1959), International Iron and Steel Institute (Canada representative to committee on technical 1973-1975).

Background

  • Marsden, Brian William Hugh was born on February 9, 1932 in Swansea, Wales. Came to the United States, 1977. Son of Frederick W. and F. Edna (Gay) Marsden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, University Wales, Swansea, 1952.

    Career

    • From junior engineer to general superintendent steelworks The Algoma Steel Corporation, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, 1952-1969, vice president administration Canada, 1970-1973, vice president operations Canada, 1973-1976. Vice president iron and steel operations Interlake Inc., Oakbrook, Illinois, 1976-1978, director corporation engineering and research, 1978-1980, president iron and stell division, 1980-1986.

      President, chief executive officer Acme Steel Company, Riverdale, since 1986.

    Works

    • Patentee in field.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Mayor's Task Force on Steel in Southeast Chicago, Chicago, 1984-1986. Co-chairman Chicago Public Schools Science Fair, 1987. Member American Iron and Steel Institute (board directors since 1986), American Society Metals (chairman Northern Ontario chapter 1959), International Iron and Steel Institute (Canada representative to committee on technical 1973-1975).

    Clubs: Midlothian (Illinois) Country.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, golf, music, history.

    Connections

    • Married Eileen May Martin, April 28, 1955. Children: Hu W., David W., Alun B., Peter G.
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    Born February 9, 1932
    • 1952
      University Wales
    • 1952 - 1969
      From junior engineer, to general superintendent steelworks The Algoma Steel Corporation
      Ontario, Canada
    • 1976 - 1978
      vice president, iron and steel operations Interlake Incorporated
      Illinois, United States
    • 1986
      president, officer Acme Steel Company
      Riverdale, Georgia, United States
    • 1986
      chief executive, officer Acme Steel Company
      Riverdale, Georgia, United States
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