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packaging company executive

Robert Sherman Hatfield, American former packaging company executive. trustee emeritus Cornell University, honorary Chairman of Board & Life Governor The Society of the New York Hospital; Member Business Council, Council on Foreign Relations, International Executive Service Corps.

Background

Hatfield, Robert Sherman was born on January 16, 1916 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Albert R. and Mary (Sherman) Hatfield.

Education

Student, Cornell University, 1937. Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1945. Postgraduate, Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1954.

Career

With, Continental Group, Inc. (name formerly Continental Can Company), Norwalk, Connecticut, 1936-1981;chairman, chief Executive officer, Continental Group, Inc. (name formerly Continental Can Company), Norwalk, Connecticut, 1971-1981;chairman, Society of New York Hospital, New York City, 1981-1988;chairman, chief Executive officer, National Executive Svc.

Corps, New York City, since 1988. Past board directors Citicorp/Citibank, N.A., Eastman Kodak Company, General Motors, Johnson & Johnson, Nabisco Brands, Marsh & McLennan, New York Stock Exchange.

Membership

Trustee emeritus Cornell University, honorary Chairman of Board & Life Governor The Society of the New York Hospital. Member Business Council, Council on Foreign Relations, International Executive Service Corps. Clubs: Links, River; Blind Brook (Port Chester, New York ).

Pine Valley Golf (New Jersey), Augusta National Golf (Georgia). Seminole Golf (Florida).

Connections

Married Roberta Sullivan, May 8, 1937. Children: Roberta A. Hatfield Williamson, Suzanne S. Hatfield Miele, Molly J. Hatfield DuPre, Robert Sherman Junior.

father:
Albert R. Hatfield

mother:
Mary (Sherman) Hatfield

spouse:
Roberta Sullivan

child:
Roberta A. Hatfield Williamson Hatfield

child:
Suzanne S. Hatfield Miele Hatfield

child:
Molly J. Hatfield DuPre Hatfield

child:
Robert Sherman Junior Hatfield