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consulting manufacturing executive

Scott Harrod, American consulting manufacturing executive. Recipient Secretary of Navy Forrestal commendation. President Park Ridge (Illinois) School Board, 1953-1956; trustee Knox College, 1961-1964, 69-85, life trustee, 1985-1998. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Finance Executives Institute (life), Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi, University Club (Chicago).

Background

Harrod, Scott was born on August 11, 1910 in Sandwich, Illinois, United States. Son of Fred and Hattie (Scott) Harrod.

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Knox College, 1933.

Career

Teacher mathematics, Galva (Illinois) High School, 1933-1936; investment analyst, Lawrence Stern & Company, Chicago, 1936-1938; assistant treasurer, Spiegel, Inc., Chicago, 1938-1943; assistant treasurer, Bell & Howell Company, Chicago, 1946-1949; treasurer, Bell & Howell Company, 1949-1950; secretary-treasurer, Bell & Howell Company, 1950-1955; director. Secretary-treasurer, Bell & Howell Canada, 1954; director. Secretary-treasurer, Three Dimension Company, Chicago, 1954-1955; secretary, DeVry Corporation, Chicago, 1955; vice president, DITTO, Inc., Chicago, 1955-1957; executive vice president, general manager, DITTO, Inc., 1957-1958; president, chief Executive officer, DITTO, Inc., 1958-1964; also director.

Executive vice president, director, Her Majesty Harper Company, 1965-1966; president, chief Executive officer, Her Majesty Harper Company, 1966-1971; president, director, ITT Harper Inc., 1971-1972; consultant, ITT Technology & Industrial Products Group, 1972-1974; consultant to management, Anti Corrosive Metal Products Company, 1965-1972. Treasurer, director National Lecture Bureau, Inc., 1950-1955. Director, vice president Bell & Howell Company, 1962-1964.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

President Park Ridge (Illinois) School Board, 1953-1956. Trustee Knox College, 1961-1964, 69-85, life trustee, 1985-1998. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Member Finance Executives Institute (life), Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi, University Club (Chicago).

Connections

Married Doris Shearer, September 10, 1938. Children– Scott B., Frederick S.

father:
Fred Harrod

mother:
Hattie (Scott) Harrod

spouse:
Doris Shearer

child:
Scott B. Harrod

child:
Frederick S. Harrod