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chemical company executive

Martin Burton Friedman, American Chemical company executive. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member American Chemical Society, American Association Textile Chemists and Colorists.

Background

Friedman, Martin Burton was born on June 21, 1927 in New York City. Son of William L. and Ella (Holstein) Friedman.

Education

Student, Mount St. Mary's College, 1944. Student, Cornell University, 1945. Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1949.

Doctor of Philosophy, Wiltshire University, 2004.

Career

Manager advertising and promotion chemicals group, Sun Chemical Corporation, New York City, 1949-1954;manager advertising and promotion textile chemicals department, American Cyanamid Company. New York City, 1954-1958;manager advertising and promotion, organic chemicals division, American Cyanamid Company, 1958-1960;general merchandising manager, manager fibers division, American Cyanamid Company, 1961-1964;director sales, American Cyanamid Company, 1964-1965;director marketing, American Cyanamid Company, 1965-1969;assistant general manager fibers division, American Cyanamid Company, 1969-1972;vice president, IRC Fibers Company (subsidiary), 1969-1972;executive vice president, Formica Corporation, Cincinnati, 1972-1973;president, Formica Corporation, 1973-1980;president fibers division, American Cyanamid, 1980-1984;corporation vice president, American Cyanamid, 1984-1990. Chairman of the Board 4th District Federal Reserve Bank, Cincinnati.

Adjunct Professor Ramapo College, since 1990. Chairman Management Decision Laboratory, New York University Graduate School Business, since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Leadership Myth. Contributor articles to textile and technical publications.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member American Chemical Society, American Association Textile Chemists and Colorists. Clubs: Chemists (New York City).

Connections

Married Rita Fleischman, March 19, 1950. Children– Jay Edward, Ellen Jane.

father:
William L. Friedman

mother:
Ella (Holstein) Friedman

spouse:
Rita Fleischman

child:
Jay Edward Friedman

child:
Ellen Jane Friedman