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Louie Thomas Hargett

Louie Thomas Hargett, American agricultural chemistry corporation executive, entomologist. Certified professional entomologist. National Institutes of Health fellow, 1960-1961. With Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member American Institute Biologists, Entomology Society of America, Weed Science Society of America, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Hargett, Louie Thomas was born on October 19, 1932 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Son of Louie Fulton and Catherine Cordelia (Thomas) Hargett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bridgewater College, Virginia, 1953. Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon State University, 1962.

      Certified in advanced management program, Harvard Business School, 1976.

    Career

    • Faculty department entomology Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1955-1958, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1958-1960. Director field development, assistant to vice president marketing Geigy, Incorporated, New York York City, 1961-1970. Director development, general manager Rhodia, Inc., Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 1970-1977.

      Assistant to president Environmental Research and Technology, Concord, Massachusetts, 1977-1978. Director research, development crop protection Sandoz, Inc., San Diego, 1979-1984. Director product development Zoecon Corporation division Sandoz Company, Palo Alto, 1984-1986, Sandoz Agro, Inc., Palo Alto, 1986-1997.

      Principal AB Research and Development Services, Wilmington, North Carolina, since 1997. Agricultural chemistry corporation executive, entomologist. B. Wilmington, North Carolina, October 19, 1932.

      Son of Louie Fulton and Catherine Cordelia (Thomas) H. Married Anna Catherine Hazel, June 26, 1954. Children: Cheryl Ann, Robert Thomas, Catherine Lynn.

      Bachelor, Bridgewater (Virginia) College, 1953. Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon State University, 1962.

      AMP, Harvard Business School, 1976. Certified professional entomologist. Member faculty department entomology Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1955-1958, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1958-1960.

      Director field development, assistant to vice president marketing Geigy, Incorporated, New York York City, 1961-1970. Director development, general manager Rhodia, Inc., Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 1970-1977. Assistant to president Environmental Research and Technology, Concord, Massachusetts, 1977-1978.

      Director research, development crop protection Sandoz, Inc., San Diego, 1979-1984. Director product development Zoecon Corporation division Sandoz Company, Palo Alto, 1984-1986, director product development Sandoz Agro, Inc., 1986-1997. Principal AB Research and Development Services, Wilmington, North Carolina, since 1997.

      Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955. National Institutes of Health fellow, 1960-1961. Member American Institute Biologists, Entomology Society of America, Weed Science Society of America, Sigma Xi.

      Republican. Protestant. E-mail: lhargett@wilmington.net.

    Major achievements

    • Certified professional entomologist.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    With Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member American Institute Biologists, Entomology Society of America, Weed Science Society of America, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Catherine Hazel, June 26, 1954. Children: Cheryl Ann, Robert Thomas, Catherine Lynn.
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    • 1953
      Bridgewater College
    • 1958
      Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    • 1962
      Oregon State University
    • 1976
      Harvard Business School
    • 1955 - 1958
      Faculty department entomology Virginia Polytechnic Institute
      Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1958 - 1960
      Faculty department entomology Virginia Polytechnic Institute
      Corvallis, Oregon, United States
    • 1961 - 1970
      director, to vice president marketing Geigy
    • 1961 - 1970
      assistant, to vice president marketing Geigy
    • 1970 - 1977
      director, Rhodia
      Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, United States
    • 1970 - 1977
      general manager, Rhodia
      Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      assistant, to president Environmental Research and Technology
      Concord, North Carolina, United States
    • 1979 - 1984
      director, research
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      director, product development Zoecon Corporation division Sandoz Company
      Palo Alto, California, United States
    • 1986 - 1997
      director, product development Zoecon Corporation division Sandoz Company
      Palo Alto, California, United States
    • 1997
      principal Bachelor of Arts Research and Development Services
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
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