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Robert C. Olney

Robert C. Olney, American diversified products manufacturing executive. Member Greenville Country Club, Worshipful Company of Upholders (London), Royal Automobile Club (London).

Background

  • Olney, Robert C. was born on August 19, 1926 in Brooklyn. Son of Herbert Mason and Martha L. (Otten) Olney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, Cornell University, 1946.

    Career

    • With Chemical Bank, New York City, 1946-1948. Various management positions 3M Company, from 1948. Vice president, general manager 3M-National Advisory Company, Bedford Park, Illinois, 1976-1980.

      Chairman, managing director 3M United Kingdom plc, Bracknell, England, 1980-1986. Director Yale-Valor plc, Chiswick, London, England, 1986-1991. Chairman Nutone Inc., Cincinnati, 1987-1991.

      Consultant Outdoor Consulting Incorporated, New York York City. Board directors Honeytree Inc., Michigan.

    Membership

    Member Greenville Country Club, Worshipful Company of Upholders (London), Royal Automobile Club (London).

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Wanda G. Olney, July 17, 1948 (deceased 1988). Children: Robert C. Junior, Thomas J., Douglas P. Married Ann Waters Bell, March 14, 1992.
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    Born August 19, 1926
    • 1946
      Cornell University
    • 1946 - 1948
      With Chemical Bank
    • 1976 - 1980
      vice president, 3M-National Advisory Company
      Bedford Park, Illinois, United States
    • 1976 - 1980
      general manager, 3M-National Advisory Company
      Bedford Park, Illinois, United States
    • 1980 - 1986
      chairman, 3M United Kingdom plc
      Bracknell, Bracknell Forest, United Kingdom
    • 1980 - 1986
      managing director, 3M United Kingdom plc
      Bracknell, Bracknell Forest, United Kingdom
    • 1986 - 1991
      director, Yale-Valor plc
      Chiswick, Essex, United Kingdom
    • 1987 - 1991
      chairman, Nutone Incorporated
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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