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Donald Waldemar Hansen

Donald Waldemar Hansen, American food products company executive. Member President' advisory council Iowa State University Served with United States Navy, 1946-1947. Member International Foodservice Manufacturing Association (chairman, board directors 1986), Economic Club Chicago.

Background

  • Hansen, Donald Waldemar was born on October 16, 1927 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Waldemar Conrad and Muriel (Bruggman) Hansen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1951. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1952. Postgraduate, New York University School Business, 1966.

    Career

    • Vice president Stamats Public Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1953-1962. General manager PDI International (Bachelor of Arts) Time Inc., London, 1962-1967. Vice president Crosfield Electronics Incorporated, New York York City, 1967-1968, director.

      With W.W. Grainger Inc., Chicago, 1970-1981, president Doerr Electric Corporation subsidiary, 1973-1976, vice president operations, 1976-1977, vice president administration and planning, 1978-1981, director. Executive vice president, director CFS Continental Inc., 1981-1985. President Staley Foodservice Companies, since 1985.

      President Doerr Electric Corporation, W. W. Grainger Inc.

    Membership

    Member President' advisory council Iowa State University Served with United States Navy, 1946-1947. Member International Foodservice Manufacturing Association (chairman, board directors 1986), Economic Club Chicago.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Eleanor Lines, September 6, 1952. Children: Kimberly, Philip, Jeffrey.
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    • 1951
      Iowa State University
    • 1952
      Iowa State University
    • 1966
      New York University School Business
    • 1953 - 1962
      Vice president, Stamats Public Company
      Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
    • 1962 - 1967
      general manager, PDI International (Bachelor of Arts) Time Incorporated
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1967 - 1968
      vice president, Crosfield Electronics Incorporated
    • 1970 - 1981
      with W.W. Grainger Incorporated
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1981 - 1985
      executive, CFS Continental Incorporated
    • 1981 - 1985
      director, CFS Continental Incorporated
    • 1985
      president, Staley Foodservice Companies
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