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Thomas Richard Hodgson

Thomas Richard Hodgson was American healthcare company executive. Baker scholar; National Science Foundation fellow; recipient Distinguished Engineering Alumni award Purdue University, 1985.

Background

  • Hodgson, Thomas Richard was born on December 17, 1941 in Lakewood, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas Julian and Dallas Louise (Livesay) Hodgson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1963. Doctor of Engineering (honorary), Purdue University, 1993. Microsoft Security Essentials, University Michigan, 1964.

      Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1969.

    Career

    • Development engineer E.I. Dupont, 1964. Associate Booz-Allen & Hamilton, 1969-1972. With Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, Illinois, since 1972, general manager Faultless division, 1976-1978, vice president general manager hospital division, 1978-1980, president hospital division, 1980-1983, group vice president, president Abbott International Ltd., 1983-1984.

      Also board directors Abbott International Ltd. Executive vice president parent company, president Abbott International Inc. Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, Illinois, 1985-1990, president, chief operating officer Abbott Park, 1990-1999.

      Member engineering visiting committee Purdue University, since 1996. Board directors St. Travelers Paul Companies, Bushnell Optics, Omniflight Helicopters, Idenix Pharmaceutical, Inc.

    Membership

    Member Lake Forest (Illinois) Board Education, 1986-1990. Trustee and member executive committee Rush-Presbyterian University Medical Center Chicago, since 1992. Overseer Harvard Business School Club Chicago, since 1993.

    Member Chicago Council Foreign Relations, Shoreacres Club, Chicago Club, Phi Eta Sigma, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Jane Cawrse, August 10, 1963. Children: Michael, Laura, Anne.
    • father: Thomas Julian Hodgson
    • mother: Dallas Louise (Livesay) Hodgson
    • spouse: Susan Jane Cawrse
    • children: Michael Hodgson
    • Laura Hodgson
    • Anne Hodgson
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    Born December 17, 1941
    (age 75)
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