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Ward John Haas

Ward John Haas, American research and development executive. American Association for the Advancement of Science/Sloan fellow White House Office Science and Technology Policy, 1991-1992.

Background

  • Haas, Ward John was born on August 26, 1921 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1943. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1949.

    Career

    • Biochemist E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, 1949-1951. Foreign service attache American Embassy, London, 1951-1954. Assistant to director Agricultural Research and Development Center, Charles Pizer & Company, Inc., Terre Haute, Indiana, 1954-1956.

      Assistant to president Charles Pizer & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1957-1960. Director operations Pfizer Laboratories division, 1960-1964. Associate professor management, director Space Sciences Research Center, University Missouri, 1964-1968.

      Director, president Warner-Lambert Research Institute, Morris Plains, New Jersey, 1968-1969. Vice president research and development Warner-Lambert Company, 1969-1972. Corporation vice president research and development South Carolina Johnson & Son, Inc., Racine, Wisconsin, 1972-1975.

      Vice president research and development Chesebrough-Pond's, Inc., Greenwich, Connecticut, 1975-1985. Principal Innovation Management, Southport, from 1986. Associate The Fusfeld Group, Inc., from 1992.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1943-1946. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Chemists. Member Industrial Research Institute (director 1979-1982), Association Research Directors (president 1986-1987), American Management Association (Research and Development council 1976-1982), Connecticut Academy of Sciences and Engineering, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Son of Master of Arts and Pauline (Ward) H. Married Jane Corya, December 25, 1943. Children: Margaret P., Jeffrey W., Elizabeth H. Anderson.
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    Born August 26, 1921
    Died August 3, 2001
    (aged 79)
    • 1943
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1949
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1949 - 1951
      Biochemist, E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company
    • 1951 - 1954
      foreign service attache American Embassy
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1954 - 1956
      assistant, to director Agricultural Research and Development Center
      Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
    • 1957 - 1960
      assistant, to president Charles Pizer & Company
    • 1960 - 1964
      director, operations Pfizer Laboratories division
    • 1964 - 1968
      associate professor, Space Sciences Research Center
    • 1964 - 1968
      director, Space Sciences Research Center
    • 1968 - 1969
      director, Warner-Lambert Research Institute
      Morris Plains, New Jersey, United States
    • 1968 - 1969
      president, Warner-Lambert Research Institute
      Morris Plains, New Jersey, United States
    • 1969 - 1972
      vice president, research and development Warner-Lambert Company
    • 1972 - 1975
      corporation vice president, research and development South Carolina Johnson & Son
      Racine, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1975 - 1985
      vice president, research and development Chesebrough-Pond's
      Greenwich, United Kingdom
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