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Guido John Coli

Guido John Coli, American chemical company executive. Registered professional engineer, New York, Virginia.

Background

  • Coli, Guido John was born on September 12, 1921 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Guido and Rena (Pacini) Coli.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1941. Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1949.

    Career

    • Assistant engineer Virginia Health Department bureau industrial hygiene, 1941. Associate chemist Naval Research Laboratory, 1942-1943. Instructor chemical engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1947-1948.

      Chemical engineer Mobil Oil Corporation, Paulsboro, New Jersey, 1949-1950. With Allied Chemical Corporation, New York City, 1950-1972, group vice president corporation, 1968-1972, director, 1970-1972. President American Enka Company, Enka, North Carolina, 1979-1982.

      Director Akzo American Inc., 1979-1986, president, chief executive officer, 1982-1986. Chairman, chief executive officer Armira, Inc., Asheville, North Carolina, since 1986. President, Chief Executive Officer Sisters of Mercy Services Corporation, since 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, New York, Virginia.

    Membership

    Member Governor Virginia Commission to Establish Urban University in Richmond Area, 1966-1967. Member advisory council College of Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute Lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1946. Fellow American Institute Chemists.

    Member American Chemical Society (chairman Virginia 1957), American Institute Chemical Engineers, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Kappa Psi. Clubs: University (New York City). Country of Asheville.

    Connections

    • Married Vonda L. Coli. Children: Pamela, Patricia, Deborah, Rebecca Smith.
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    Born September 12, 1921
    • 1941
      Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    • 1942
      Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    • 1949
      Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    • 1941
      Assistant, engineer Virginia Health Department bureau industrial hygiene
    • 1942 - 1943
      associate, chemist Naval Research Laboratory
    • 1947 - 1948
      instructor, chemical engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    • 1949 - 1950
      chemical engineer, Mobil Oil Company
      Paulsboro, New Jersey, United States
    • 1950 - 1972
      with Allied Chemical Corporation
    • 1979 - 1982
      president, American Enka Company
      Enka, North Carolina, United States
    • 1986
      chairman, officer Armira
      Asheville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1986
      chief executive, officer Armira
      Asheville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1999
      president, Sisters of Mercy Services Corporation
    • 1999
      Chief Executive Officer, Sisters of Mercy Services Corporation
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