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chemical company executive

Adolph Posnick, Canadian, American chemical company executive. Member American, Brazilian ceramic societies, Cleveland World Trade.

Background

Posnick, Adolph was born on May 3, 1926 in Yellow Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada. Son of Frank and Joanne (Shimko) Posnick. came to the United States, 1947.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Engineering, University Saskatchewan, 1947.

Career

Research engineer, Ferro Corporation, Cleveland, 1947-1950;technical director, Ferro Enamel-Brazil, Sao Paulo, 1950-1956;managing director, Ferro Enamel-Brazil, 1956-1965;vice president international operations, Ferro Corporation, Cleveland, 1965-1974;senior vice president operations, Ferro Corporation, 1974-1975;executive vice president, Ferro Corporation, 1975-1976;president, chief Executive officer, Ferro Corporation, 1976-1988;Chairman, Board Of Directors, chief Executive officer, Ferro Corporation, since 1988. Board directors foreign subsidiaries. Member Brazil-American Business Council.

Membership

Member American, Brazilian ceramic societies, Cleveland World Trade. Clubs: Clevelander, Mid Day, Chagrin Valley Country, Union, Pepper Pike Country.

Connections

Married Sarah Anne Briggs, May 16, 1947. Children– Joann Elizabeth, Barbara Ellen.

father:
Frank Posnick

mother:
Joanne (Shimko) Posnick

spouse:
Sarah Anne Briggs

child:
Joann Elizabeth Posnick

child:
Barbara Ellen Posnick