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Charles Roudane

Charles Roudane, American metal and plastic products company executive. With Army of the United States, 1945-1946. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Management Association (past trustee, chairman marketing council, member international council, elected to Inaugural Wall of Fame 1978), Chicago President Association, Newcomen Society Great Britain.

Background

  • Roudane, Charles was born on July 16, 1927 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Rudolph and Irene (Warner) Roudane.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Tulane University, 1950.

    Career

    • General manager Master division Koehring Company, Chicago, 1955-1967. General sales manager Wilton Corporation, Schiller Park, 1967—1970. Director marketing Flexonics division Universal Oil Products Inc., Bartlett, 1970—1973, vice president, general manager division, 1973—1983.

      President, Chief Executive Officer, Resistoflex Company division Crane Company, Marion, North Carolina, 1983—1993. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, ASMCorp., Chicago, 1993—2004. Board directors Center Industrial Marketing Planning, Inc., PowRhouse Products, Inc.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    With Army of the United States, 1945-1946. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Management Association (past trustee, chairman marketing council, member international council, elected to Inaugural Wall of Fame 1978), Chicago President Association, Newcomen Society Great Britain.

    Connections

    • Married Orient Fox, August 20, 1948. Children: Mark, Matthew.
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    • 1950
      Tulane University
    • 1955 - 1967
      General manager, Master division Koehring Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1967 - 1970
      general sales manager, Wilton Corporation
      Schiller Park, Illinois, United States
    • 1970 - 1973
      director, marketing Flexonics division Universal Oil Products Incorporated
      Bartlett, Illinois, United States
    • 1983 - 1993
      president
      Marion, Virginia, United States
    • 1983 - 1993
      Chief Executive Officer
      Marion, Virginia, United States
    • 1993 - 2004
      chairman
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1993 - 2004
      Chief Executive Officer
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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