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association executive

Carl Olof Sturen, Swedish association executive. Recipient Royal Gold medal Sweden, 1972-1972, Astin Polk Internat Studies medal, United States of America, 1980-1980, Deutsches Institut für Normung Ehren ring award, Germany, 1981-1981, Georg Garel award, France, 1985-1985, International Organization for Standardization Golden award, 1986-1986.

Background

Sturen, Carl Olof was born on February 20, 1919 in Stockholm.

Education

MCW Royal Institute Tech, 1945—1945.

Career

Asst commander Bldg Bd Stockholm City, 1944—1947. Tech officer Swedish Studies Institute, 1947—1949. Dep dir, 1950—1956; dir, 1957—1968.

Sec general Internat Orgn Standardization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1969—1986. Sec general emeritus, since 1987. United Nations expert indsl standardization, Turkey, 1953—1956.

Officer in charge United Nations Office, Ankara, Turkey, 1954—1954.

Membership

Member Town Coun, Danderyd, 1962—1968. Chairman, 1966—1968; Fellow: Studies Engrs Society (honorary). Member: Studies Assn New Zealand, Turkish Studies Institute, Swedish Tennis Assn.

Connections

Son of Petrus and Kerstin (Wallbom) S. Married Winquist Solveig, July 11, 1943. 2 children.

father:
Petrus Sturen

mother:
Kerstin (Wallbom) Sturen

spouse:
Winquist Solveig