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specialty chemicals and services company executive

Pierson Macdonald Grieve, American chemicals executive. Advisory council J.L. Kellogg Graduate School Management, Northwestern University; board directors Guthrie Theatre; board trustees St. Thomas University With United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member Chevaliers du Tastevin, Minneapolis Club, Royal Poinciana Club (Naples), Beta Gamma Sigma (directors table).

Background

Grieve, Pierson MacDonald was born on December 5, 1927 in Flint, Michigan, United States. Son of P.M. and Margaret (Leamy) Grieve.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1950; postgraduate, University of Minnesota, 1955-1956.

Career

Staff engineer, Caterpillar Tractor Company, Peoria, Illinois, 1950-1952; management consultant, A.T. Kearney & Company, Chicago, 1952-1955; president, Rap-in-Wax, Minneapolis, 1955-1962; executive, Associated Press Parts Corporation, Toledo, 1962-1967; president, Chief Executive Officer, Questor Corporation, Toledo, 1967-1982; Chief Executive Officer, Ecolab Inc., St. Paul, 1983-1996; retired. Board directors St. Paul Companies Inc., Media One Group Inc. Chairman Minnegasco;partner Paladium Equity Partners LLC.

Membership

Chairman Metropolitan Airport Commission, State of Minnesota. Member of advisory county J.L. Kellogg Graduate School Management, Northwestern University. Chairman of the Board overseers Carlson School Management, University of Minnesota.

Board directors Guthrie Theatre. Board of trustees St. ThomasU. With United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member Chevaliers du Tastevin, Minneapolis Club, Beta Gamma Sigma (directors table).

Connections

Married Florence R. Brogan, July 29, 1950. Children: Margaret, Scott, Bruce.

father:
P.M. Grieve

mother:
Margaret (Leamy) Grieve

spouse:
Florence R. Brogan

child:
Scott Grieve

child:
Margaret Grieve

child:
Bruce Grieve