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marketing professional , company executive

Robert John Nelson, American manufacturing company executive, marketing professional. Chairman Duniway School Citizens Advisory Committee, Portland, 1975. Member Valve Manufacturers Association (representative), American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Management Association, Technology Association Pulp and Paper Industry, Instrument Society of America (section president 1978-1979).

Background

Nelson, Robert John was born on January 4, 1935 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Eskil Mathias and Thelma Margaretha (Raz) Nelson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University, 1957. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University, 1961.

Career

Synthetic detergent manager Procter & Gamble, Long Beach, California, 1961-1963. Assistant chief chemist Publications Paper Company, Oregon City, Oregon, 1963-1965. International manager Neptune Micro Floc Inc., Corvallis, 1965-1971.

Vice president, partner Arthur Forsyth Company, Portland, 1971-1981. Marketing director Sandwell International, 1981-1984. Vice president sales and marketing Rovang Inc., since 1984.

Membership

Chairman Duniway School Citizens Advisory Committee, Portland, 1975. Member Valve Manufacturers Association (representative), American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Management Association, Technology Association Pulp and Paper Industry, Instrument Society of America (section president 1978-1979). Clubs: Agenda (president 1975-1976), Multnomah Athletic.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, remodeling, golf, reading.

Connections

Married Emily Elizabeth Johnson, March 16, 1956. Children: Lisa, Jana, Kristina, Britta.

father:
Eskil Mathias Nelson

mother:
Thelma Margaretha (Raz) Nelson

spouse:
Emily Elizabeth Johnson

child:
Lisa Nelson

child:
Jana Nelson

child:
Kristina Nelson

child:
Britta Nelson