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consultant , Manufacturing company executive

Karyl V. Lynn was American manufacturing company executive, consultant. University Michigan Club scholar, 1947-1948, 49.


Lynn, Karyl V. was born on March 20, 1922 in Brooklyn. Son of Karyl V. and Hazel M. (Wendell) Lynn.


Bachelor of Business Administration with distinction, University of Michigan, 1948;Master of Business Administration with distinction, University of Michigan, 1949.


Personnel director, Dairypak, Inc., Cleveland, 1949-1954;personnel manager, General Mills Corporation, Minneapolis, 1954-1956;plant manager, Dairypak, Inc., Toledo, 1958-1963;plant manager, Mercury Packaging Company, Toledo, 1963-1966;group director industrial relations, Hoover Ball BearingCo., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1966-1967;group director industrial relations, Crucible Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1967-1968;director personnel administration, Colt Industries, Inc., New York City, 1968-1987;consultant, Colt Industries, Inc., New York City, since 1987. Lecturer industrial relations John Carroll U., Cleveland, 1949-1954. Member steering committee Management Compensation Services, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1975-1982.

Mem.adv. committee T.P.F. & C. Compensation Data Bank, New York City, 1977-1987. Seminar speaker.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Served with United States Air Force, 1943-1946. Member Northwestern Ohio Tennis Association (chairman junior development 1965-1966), American Society Personnel Administration, American Compensation Association (board directors 1986-1988, life member, symposium leader, teacher executive compensation courses), Association Practical Training (member board since 1966, chairman board 1971-1985), American Management Association, International Executive Service Corps. (volunteer in Sri Lanka 1990), Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.

Lodges: Kiwanis (director 1963-1964).


Married Lorraine W. Mullen, July 21, 1946. Children: Kevin V., Keith J., Kathleen A.

Karyl V. Lynn

Hazel M. (Wendell) Lynn

Lorraine W. Mullen

Kevin V. Lynn

Keith J. Lynn

Kathleen A. Lynn