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Richard C. Gozon

Richard C. Gozon, American pharmaceutical executive, retired paper distribution executive. Director, World Affaris Council of Philadelphia; Member Sales & Marketing Executives Club.


  • Gozon, Richard C. was born on October 9, 1938 in Pittsburgh. Son of Frank J. and Helen (Franklin) Gozon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Business, Valparaiso University, 1960. Advanced management program, Harvard University, 1978.


    • With sales department Champion International, Hamilton, Ohio, 1959-1961. Director sales Nationwide Papers, Chicago, 1961-1972. President Rourke Eno Paper Company, Hartford, Connecticut, 1972-1978.

      Executive vice president Unisource Corporation, Philadelphia, 1978-1979, president, 1979-1985. Vice president Alco Standard Corporation, 1982, director, 1983, executive vice president, chief operating officer, 1987, president, chief operating officer, 1988—1993. President Alco Paper & Office Products, 1983, Paper Corporation of America, Philadelphia, 1985-1987.

      Executive vice president, Chief Executive Officer Alco Standard Corporation, Valley Forge, 1988. Executive vice president Weyerhaeuser Company, 1994—2002. Board director Amerisource Bergen, since 2001, chairman, since 2006.

      Trustee Richard Roberts Real estate Growth Trus I, Avon, Connecticut. Director UGI Corporation, UGI Utilities, Inc., Triumph Group, Inc. and Amerigas Partners LP.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Director, World Affaris Council of Philadelphia. Member Sales & Marketing Executives Club. Clubs: Merion Golf (Ardmore, Pennsylvania).

    Pine Valley golf (Clementon, New Jersey). Harvard Business School.



    Golf, tennis, skiing.


    • Married Fran A. Burmeister, June 21, 1940. Children: Cheryl, Michael, Diana.
    • father: Frank J. Gozon
    • mother: Helen (Franklin) Gozon
    • spouse: Fran A. Burmeister
    • children: Cheryl Gozon
    • Michael Gozon
    • Diana Gozon
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    Born October 9, 1938
    • 1960
      Valparaiso University
    • 1978
      Harvard University
    • 1959 - 1961
      With sales department Champion Intern, ational
      Hamilton, Bermuda
    • 1961 - 1972
      director, sales Nationwide Papers
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1972 - 1978
      president, Rourke Eno Paper Company
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1978 - 1979
      executive, vice president Unisource Corporation
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1983
      president, Alco Paper & Office Products
    • 1985 - 1987
      president, Alco Paper & Office Products
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1988
      executive, Alco Standard Corporation
      Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1988
      Chief Executive Officer, Alco Standard Corporation
      Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1994 - 2002
      executive, vice president Weyerhaeuser Company
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