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Samuel Schwartz

Samuel Schwartz was chemical company executive, business consultant. Trustee Institute for the Future, Menlo Park, California, 1975-1992, Henry du Pont Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Delaware, trustee, since 1984, chairman, 1994-1997.

Background

  • Schwartz, Samuel was born on November 12, 1927 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. Came to United States, 1951, naturalized, 1965. Son of Benjamin and Rose (Becker) Schwartz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Saskatchewan, 1948. Bachelor in Commerce, University Saskatchewan, 1950. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1953.

    Career

    • Research associate Harvard Business School, Boston, 1953-1957. With Conoco Inc., 1957-1983, senior vice president coordinating and planning Stamford, Connecticut, 1974-1975, senior vice president corporation planning, 1975-1978, senior vice president administrative, 1978-1980, group senior vice president administrative, 1980-1983. Senior vice president administrative E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1983-1987, senior vice president, corporation plans department, 1987-1988.

      Director Conoco Inc. Consolidated Coal Company, 1981-1988.

    Membership

    Trustee Institute for the Future, Menlo Park, California, 1975-1992, Henry du Pont Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Delaware, trustee, since 1984, chairman, 1994-1997.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Patterson, February 20, 1956. Children: Michael R., Thomas R., David C., Janet C.
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    Born November 12, 1927
    • 1948
      University Saskatchewan
    • 1950
      University Saskatchewan
    • 1953
      Harvard University
    • 1953 - 1957
      Research associate, Harvard Business School
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1974 - 1975
      with Conoco Incorporated
      Connecticut, United States
    • 1983 - 1987
      senior, vice president administrative E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
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