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Plastics company executive

Jonathan David Rich, American plastics company executive. Achievements include patents in fields of catalysis and materials. Member American Chemical Society.

Background

Rich, Jonathan David was born on July 16, 1955 in Des Moines. Son of Donald Anthony and Marilyn Ann (Hacker) Rich.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1977;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1982.

Career

Staff chemist General Electric Corporation Research and Development, Schenectady, Nebraska, 1982-1987, various management positions New York, 1987—1996. Manager operational excellence General Electric Silicones, 1996—1998. Technical director General Electric Bayer Silicones, Germany, 1998—2000.

Dir chemical Research and Development Goodyear Chemical, 2000—2001, president, 2001—2002. President Northern American tire Goodyear, 2002—2007. Chairman Goodyear Dunlop Tires, 2002—2007.

President, Chief Executive Officer Momentive Performance Materials, Albany, New York, 2007—2010. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Berry Plastics Corporation, Evansville, Indiana, since 2010.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in fields of catalysis and materials.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society.

Connections

Married Susan Lee McConkie, November 19, 1977. Children: Emily Ann, Megan Elizabeth.

father:
Donald Anthony Rich

mother:
Marilyn Ann (Hacker) Rich

spouse:
Susan Lee McConkie

child:
Emily Ann Rich

child:
Megan Elizabeth Rich