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Manufacturing executive

Richards Christopher Thomas, American Manufacturing executive.

Background

Thomas, Richards Christopher was born on August 5, 1942 in Warren, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert Hardy and Kathryn Helen (Richards) Thomas.

Education

Student, Colorado School of Mines, 1966.

Career

With, Ingersoll-Rand Company, 1966-1987; marketing manager turbo division, Ingersoll-Rand Company, Phillipsburg, New Jersey, 1980-1985; vice president marketing turbo division, Ingersoll-Rand Company, Phillipsburg, New Jersey, 1985-1987; executive vice president sales, Power Recovery Corporation, La Solla, California, 1987-1989; vice president, general manager, Belliss & Morcom (United States of America) Inc., Lombard, Illinois, 1989-1990; president, chief Executive officer, Belliss & Morcom (United States of America) Inc., West Chicago, Illinois, 1990-1992; chairman, president, Training and Enterprise Council Industries, Inc., St. Charles, Illinois, since 1992. Consultant Refining Process Corporation, Pittsburgh, since 1987, Dresser-Rand Company, Painted Post, New Jersey, 1987-1988, Power Recovery Corporation, La Jolla, California, 1989-1990, Landis & Gyr, Zug, Switzerland, since 1992. Board directors American Federated Investors Inc., Houston, Training and Enterprise Council Industries, Inc., St. Charles.

Membership

Member of advisory board Clinton (New Jersey) Township School, 1988. Softball director Clinton Township Department of Recreation, 1980-1988. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Engineers, Society Professional Engineers, Western Oil and Gas Refiners Association (board directors 1978-1979, Merit award 1977), American Petroleum Institute, National Petroleum Refiners Association, Nomads, Colorado School of Mines Alumni Association (president 1976-1979).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, golf, tennis.

Connections

Married Marie Helen Schisler, May 4, 1968. Children: Stacy Kathryn, Suzanne Helen, Christine Marie.

father:
Robert Hardy Thomas

mother:
Kathryn Helen (Richards) Thomas

spouse:
Marie Helen Schisler

children:
Stacy Kathryn Thomas

Suzanne Helen Thomas

Christine Marie Thomas