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Robert Martin Sanders

commodity trader

Robert Martin Sanders, Dutch commodity trader.


Sanders, Robert Martin was born on February 8, 1928 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Came to the United States, 1941, naturalized, 1949. Son of Hugo Benjamin and Jean (van der Linden) Sanders.


Bachelor, Queens College, 1948. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1950. Postgraduate, New School Social Research, 1961.


Research assistant The Netherlands Government, 1948-1950. With foreign accounting department Colgate-Palmolive-Peet, 1950. With A.C. Israel Commodity Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1952-1971, assistant manager rubber department, 1963-1967, manager rubber department, 1967-1971, assistant vice president, 1967-1970, vice president, 1970-1971, ACLI International, Inc., 1971-1981.

President A.C. Israel Rubber Company division, 1971-1976, ACLI Rubber Company, 1976-1981. Vice president ACLI Commodity Services, Inc., 1975-1981. Director ACLI (Malaysia), Kuala Lumpur, 1975-1981.

President Clinton International, Inc., since 1982. Member New York Cocoa Exchange, 1975-1978. United States representative International Natural Rubber Organization, 1982-1996.


Board directors Family Resources, since 1983. With Army of the United States, 1950-1952. Member International Rubber Association (pro-tem. committee 1970-1971, management committee 1971-1981, deputy chairman 1974-1977), American-Indonesian C. of Chamber (board directors 1974-1980, vice president 1979-1980), American Importers Association (board directors 1975-1977), Rubber Trade Association New York Inc.

(board directors 1970-1974, 76-79, 81, vice president 1971-1972, 73-74, president 1972, 78-79).


Married Ingrid Vera Borchardt, April 12, 1959 (deceased January 1993). Children: Mark Robert, Steven George.

Hugo Benjamin

Jean (van

Ingrid Vera Borchardt

Mark Robert Sanders

Steven George Sanders