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Edwin Philip Hoffman, American banker.


Hoffman, Edwin Philip was born on September 13, 1942 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Donald Brooks and Margaret Jane (Gruber) Hoffman.


Bachelor of Science, Muhlenberg College, 1964. Master of Science, Yale University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1968.


Executive trainee Citicorp, New York City, 1969-1970, assistant vice president computer services, 1970-1972, vice president, head Colombia, 1972-1974, senior vice president, division head Middle East and N. Africa, 1974-1980, executive vice president individual bank, 1980-1984, group executive Latin American, 1984-1987. President, chief operating officer Household International, Prospect Heights, Illinois, 1988-1993, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 1993, also board directors. Chief executive officer Santa Fe Pacific Corporation, since 1993.

Board directors Scotsman Industries, Schwitzer Inc., International Multifoods, Mastercard International, Household International, Sandy E. Pacific.


  • Avocations: gardening, hiking.


Trustee Presbyterian Church, Mount Kisco, New York, 1984-1987, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania. Board overseers Rassias Foundation, Hanover, New Hampshire. Board directors Manhattan Institute, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, since 1988 (executive committee since 1992).

Visiting committee division Biological Sciences University Chicago. Member Executive Club Chicago (board directors since 1989), Economics Club Chicago, Chicago Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, hiking.


Married Marie Rose Ann Smuldis, August 14, 1965 (divorced March 1973). Married Sandra Fay Norsworthy, March 31, 1973. Children: Lara, Edwin Alexander, Jamie.

Donald Brooks Hoffman

Margaret Jane (Gruber) Hoffman

Marie Rose Ann Smuldis

Sandra Fay Norsworthy

Lara Hoffman

Edwin Alexander Hoffman

Jamie Hoffman