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Henry John Meyer

appliance manufacturing company executive

Henry John Meyer was American appliance manufacturing company executive. Member Governor's Committee for Iowa's Future Growth, 1984, Revitalize Iowa Sound Economy Advisory Committee, Iowa Business Council, President' Council Iowa State University; trustee Iowa Natural Heritage, since 1984. Served with United States Army, 1945-1946. Member Cedar Rapids C. of Chamber (board directors 1984-1987).

Background

Meyer, Henry John was born on January 25, 1927 in Amana, Iowa, United States. Son of Fred Henry and Marie Susanna (Zimmerman) Meyer.

Career

Buyer Amana Refrigeration, Inc., Iowa, 1946-1953, purchasing agent, 1954-1964, assistant director purchasing, 1965-1970, vice president materials, 1971-1975, senior vice president materials, 1975-1980, executive vice president, 1980-1982, president, chief executive officer, 1982-1988, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 1988-1991. Retired, 1991; senior vice president, appliance group executive Raytheon Company, 1989-1991. Retired, 1991

Chairman board directors Speed Queen Company, Ripon, Wisconsin, 1982-1986.

Membership

Member Governor's Committee for Iowa's Future Growth, 1984, Revitalize Iowa Sound Economy Advisory Committee, Iowa Business Council, President' Council Iowa State University. Trustee Iowa Natural Heritage, since 1984. Served with United States Army, 1945-1946.

Member Cedar Rapids C. of Chamber (board directors 1984-1987).

Connections

Married Mildred Margaret Ackerman, October 25, 1945. Children: Timothy, Cynthia.