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Investment banking executive

Robert P. Jensen, American investment banking executive. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member of Board Room (New York City), Greenwich Country (Greenwich, Connecticut), Indian Harbor Yacht (Greenwich, Connecticut); Landmark (Stamford, Connecticut); La Cumbre Golf and Country (Santa Barbara, California); Los Angeles Country.

Background

Jensen, Robert P. was born on December 29, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Louis P. and Ellen (Goede) Jensen.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mech. Engineering, Iowa State College, Ames, 1947; postgraduate, University of Michigan, 1953-1954; graduate, advanced management program Harvard University, 1965.

Career

Salesman, branch and district manager, general sales manager, operations manager, Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Sales, Inc., 1954-1961; general manager building products division, Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Sales, Inc., 1963-1966; director business planning aluminum division, Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Sales, Inc., 1967; executive vice president, general manager, Olin Foil Packaging Corporation (subsidiary Olin Mathieson Chemical Corporation), 1961-1963; vice president aluminum group, Howmet Corporation, New York City, 1967-1968; executive vice president, Howmet Corporation, New York City, 1968-1970; chief operating officer, director, Howmet Corporation, New York City, 1970; president, chief Executive officer, Howmet Corporation, New York City, 1971-1972; also director, Howmet Corporation, New York City chief operating officer, president, chief Executive officer, director, General Cable Corporation (now GK Technologies, Inc.), Greenwich, Connecticut, 1973-1983; Chairman of the Board, General Cable Corporation (now GK Technologies, Inc.), Greenwich, Connecticut, after 1978; chairman, chief Executive officer, Education First Hutton LBO Inc., 1983-1985; chief Executive officer, president, director, Tiger International, Inc., from 1985; chairman, Tiger International, Inc., 1986-1987; chairman, chief Executive officer, director, Flying Tiger Line Inc., from 1985; president, chief operating officer, Flying Tiger Line Inc., 1986-1987. Director Irving Bank Corporation, Irving Trust Company, Jostens, Inc., Education First Hutton LBO Inc., Arrow Electronics, Aerospace Corporation, Singer Company. Trustee Aerospace Corporation.

Membership

Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member of Board Room (New York City), Greenwich Country (Greenwich, Connecticut), Indian Harbor Yacht (Greenwich, Connecticut). Landmark (Stamford, Connecticut).

La Cumbre Golf and Country (Santa Barbara, California). Los Angeles Country.

Connections

Married Anne Fletcher, June 15, 1980. Children— Erik P., Curtis R.

father:
Louis P. Jensen

mother:
Ellen (Goede) Jensen

spouse:
Anne Fletcher

children:
Erik P. Jensen

Curtis R. Jensen