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Louie Thomas Hargett

entomologist , corporation executive

Louie Thomas Hargett, American agricultural chemistry corporation executive, entomologist. Certified professional entomologist. National Institutes of Health fellow, 1960-1961. With Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member American Institute Biologists, Entomology Society of America, Weed Science Society of America, Sigma Xi.

Background

Hargett, Louie Thomas was born on October 19, 1932 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Son of Louie Fulton and Catherine Cordelia (Thomas) Hargett.

Education

Bachelor, Bridgewater College, Virginia, 1953. Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon State University, 1962.

Certified in advanced management program, Harvard Business School, 1976.

Career

Faculty department entomology Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1955-1958, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1958-1960. Director field development, assistant to vice president marketing Geigy, Incorporated, New York York City, 1961-1970. Director development, general manager Rhodia, Inc., Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 1970-1977.

Assistant to president Environmental Research and Technology, Concord, Massachusetts, 1977-1978. Director research, development crop protection Sandoz, Inc., San Diego, 1979-1984. Director product development Zoecon Corporation division Sandoz Company, Palo Alto, 1984-1986, Sandoz Agro, Inc., Palo Alto, 1986-1997.

Principal AB Research and Development Services, Wilmington, North Carolina, since 1997. Agricultural chemistry corporation executive, entomologist. B. Wilmington, North Carolina, October 19, 1932.

Son of Louie Fulton and Catherine Cordelia (Thomas) H. Married Anna Catherine Hazel, June 26, 1954. Children: Cheryl Ann, Robert Thomas, Catherine Lynn.

Bachelor, Bridgewater (Virginia) College, 1953. Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon State University, 1962.

AMP, Harvard Business School, 1976. Certified professional entomologist. Member faculty department entomology Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1955-1958, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1958-1960.

Director field development, assistant to vice president marketing Geigy, Incorporated, New York York City, 1961-1970. Director development, general manager Rhodia, Inc., Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 1970-1977. Assistant to president Environmental Research and Technology, Concord, Massachusetts, 1977-1978.

Director research, development crop protection Sandoz, Inc., San Diego, 1979-1984. Director product development Zoecon Corporation division Sandoz Company, Palo Alto, 1984-1986, director product development Sandoz Agro, Inc., 1986-1997. Principal AB Research and Development Services, Wilmington, North Carolina, since 1997.

Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955. National Institutes of Health fellow, 1960-1961. Member American Institute Biologists, Entomology Society of America, Weed Science Society of America, Sigma Xi.

Republican. Protestant. E-mail: lhargett@wilmington.net.

Achievements

  • Certified professional entomologist.

Membership

With Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member American Institute Biologists, Entomology Society of America, Weed Science Society of America, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Anna Catherine Hazel, June 26, 1954. Children: Cheryl Ann, Robert Thomas, Catherine Lynn.