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Raymond Victor Smith

Raymond Victor Smith was Canadian paper products manufacturing executive. Served with Canada Army, 1944; Member of Capilano Golf and Country, Vancouver.

Background

  • Smith, Raymond Victor was born on April 28, 1926 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Son of Stanley Victor and Kathryn Stewart (Hunter) Smith.

  • Education

    • Student, University British Columbia. Student, Banff School Advanced Management. Student Advanced Management Program, Harvard University.

    Career

    • Trumpeter Dal Richards Band, 1942. Partner Warren McCuish Mens' Clothiers, 1947. Sales representative Vancouver Paper Box, 1949-1954.

      With Home Oil Distributors, 1954-1957. Domestic representative kraft paper and board sales MacMillan Bloedel Ltd., 1957-1967. Assistant manager Kraft Paper & Board Sales, 1961-1965.

      Newsprint representative Powell River-Alberni Sales Corporation, Pasadena, California, 1965-1967, manager, 1967-1968. Manager supply control and sales administration MacMillan Bloedel Ltd., Vancouver, 1968-1970, general manager, 1970-1971, vice president marketing paper and pulp, 1971-1973, vice president, general manager newsprint, 1973-1977, group vice president pulp and paper, 1977-1979, senior vice president pulp and paper, 1979-1980, chief operating officer, 1980-1983, president, 1980-1990, chief executive officer, 1983-1990, chairman board, since 1991. Board directors Canada Imperial Bank of Commerce.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: music, golf.

    Membership

    Served with Canada Army, 1944. Member of Capilano Golf and Country, Vancouver.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: music, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn Joyce Meldrum, October 17, 1947. Children– Vicki, Kathi, Stan.
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    • 1942
      Trumpeter Dal Richards Band
    • 1947
      partner, Warren McCuish Mens' Clothiers
    • 1949 - 1954
      sales representative Vancouver Paper Box
    • 1954 - 1957
      with Home Oil Distributors
    • 1957 - 1967
      domestic representative kraft paper and board sales MacMillan Bloedel Limited
    • 1961 - 1965
      assistant, manager Kraft Paper & Board Sales
    • 1965 - 1967
      newsprint representative Powell River-Alberni Sales Corporation
      Pasadena, California, United States
    • 1968 - 1970
      manager, supply control and sales administration MacMillan Bloedel Limited
      Vancouver, Washington, United States
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