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Pharmaceutical executive

Richard C. Gozon, American pharmaceutical executive, retired paper distribution executive. Director, World Affaris Council of Philadelphia; Member Sales & Marketing Executives Club.


Gozon, Richard C. was born on October 9, 1938 in Pittsburgh. Son of Frank J. and Helen (Franklin) Gozon.


Bachelor of Science in Business, Valparaiso University, 1960. Advanced management program, Harvard University, 1978.


With sales department Champion International, Hamilton, Ohio, 1959-1961. Director sales Nationwide Papers, Chicago, 1961-1972. President Rourke Eno Paper Company, Hartford, Connecticut, 1972-1978.

Executive vice president Unisource Corporation, Philadelphia, 1978-1979, president, 1979-1985. Vice president Alco Standard Corporation, 1982, director, 1983, executive vice president, chief operating officer, 1987, president, chief operating officer, 1988—1993. President Alco Paper & Office Products, 1983, Paper Corporation of America, Philadelphia, 1985-1987.

Executive vice president, Chief Executive Officer Alco Standard Corporation, Valley Forge, 1988. Executive vice president Weyerhaeuser Company, 1994—2002. Board director Amerisource Bergen, since 2001, chairman, since 2006.

Trustee Richard Roberts Real estate Growth Trus I, Avon, Connecticut. Director UGI Corporation, UGI Utilities, Inc., Triumph Group, Inc. and Amerigas Partners LP.


Director, World Affaris Council of Philadelphia. Member Sales & Marketing Executives Club. Clubs: Merion Golf (Ardmore, Pennsylvania).

Pine Valley golf (Clementon, New Jersey). Harvard Business School.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis, skiing.


Married Fran A. Burmeister, June 21, 1940. Children: Cheryl, Michael, Diana.

Frank J. Gozon

Helen (Franklin) Gozon

Fran A. Burmeister

Cheryl Gozon

Michael Gozon

Diana Gozon