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Food products company executive

Donald Waldemar Hansen, American food products company executive. Member President' advisory council Iowa State University Served with United States Navy, 1946-1947. Member International Foodservice Manufacturing Association (chairman, board directors 1986), Economic Club Chicago.

Background

Hansen, Donald Waldemar was born on October 16, 1927 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Waldemar Conrad and Muriel (Bruggman) Hansen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1951. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1952. Postgraduate, New York University School Business, 1966.

Career

Vice president Stamats Public Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1953-1962. General manager PDI International (Bachelor of Arts) Time Inc., London, 1962-1967. Vice president Crosfield Electronics Incorporated, New York York City, 1967-1968, director.

With W.W. Grainger Inc., Chicago, 1970-1981, president Doerr Electric Corporation subsidiary, 1973-1976, vice president operations, 1976-1977, vice president administration and planning, 1978-1981, director. Executive vice president, director CFS Continental Inc., 1981-1985. President Staley Foodservice Companies, since 1985.

President Doerr Electric Corporation, W. W. Grainger Inc.

Membership

Member President' advisory council Iowa State University Served with United States Navy, 1946-1947. Member International Foodservice Manufacturing Association (chairman, board directors 1986), Economic Club Chicago.

Connections

Married Janet Eleanor Lines, September 6, 1952. Children: Kimberly, Philip, Jeffrey.

father:
Waldemar Conrad Hansen

mother:
Muriel (Bruggman) Hansen

spouse:
Janet Eleanor Lines

child:
Kimberly Hansen

child:
Philip Hansen

child:
Jeffrey Hansen