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Robert Alan Pritzker

Robert Alan Pritzker, American manufacturing company executive. Chairman board Pritzker Foundation, Chicago; trustee, chairman Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago Symphony Orchestra; immediate past chairman Field Museum of Natural History; board directors Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center; Member National Academy of Engineering, National Association Manufacturers (former chairman).

Background

  • Pritzker, Robert Alan was born on June 30, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Abram Nicholas and Fanny (Doppelt) Pritzker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1946. Postgraduate in Business Administration, University Illinois.

    Career

    • Engaged in manufacturing, since 1946. Chief Executive Officer, president, director Marmon Corporation, Chicago, Marmon Industrial Corporation, Chicago. President, director The Colson Group, Inc.

      President, Chief Executive Officer, Marmon Holdings, Inc., Marmon Industries, Inc., Colson Associates, Inc., Chicago. Visiting professor Oxford University. Chairman National Association Manufacturers.

    Membership

    Chairman board Pritzker Foundation, Chicago. Trustee, chairman Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Immediate past chairman Field Museum of Natural History.

    Board directors Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center. Member National Academy of Engineering, National Association Manufacturers (former chairman).

    Connections

    • Married Mayari Sargent. Children: James, Linda, Karen, Matthew, Liesel.
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    • 1946
      Illinois Institute of Technology
    • 1946
      Engaged in manufacturing
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