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Vincent Charles Ziegler, American corporation executive. Member advising committee Simmons College Business trustee Boston College; member Corporation; member corporation, trustee Babson College; Served to major, ordnance department Army of the United States, 1942-1946.; Fellow Brandeis U.; Member National Sales Executives; Club, Knights of Malta.

Background

Ziegler, Vincent Charles was born on November 5, 1910 in Greenfield, Michigan, United States. Son of George and Catherine (Cavanaugh) Ziegler.

Education

Student College City of Detroit, 1927-1929. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Northeastern U., 1974. D.B.A. (honorary), Boston College, 1975.

Career

Assistant director sales Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, 1927-1934. Executive assistant Hiram Walker, Inc., Detroit, 1935-1942. Executive assistant to vice president Gillette Safety Razor Company, Boston, 1946-1949, Eastern div. sales manager, New York City, 1949-1951, assistant general sales manager, Boston, 1951-1952, general sales manager, 1952-1953, vice president charge sales, 1953-1958, president Gillette Razor Company div.

Gillette Company, 1958-1965, executive vice president company, 1964-1965, president company, 1965-1966, Chairman of the Board company, 1966-1967, Chairman of the Board, president Gillette Company, 1967-1971, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, 1971-1975, chairman of the executive committee, director, 1975-1979. Also director; director National Shawmut Bank, New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Reed & Barton, Zayre Corporation.

Membership

Member advising committee Simmons College Business trustee Boston College. Member Corporation; member corporation, trustee Babson College. Served to major, ordnance department Army of the United States, 1942-1946.

Fellow Brandeis U.; Member National Sales Executives. Club, Knights of Malta. Clubs: Brae Burn Country (West Newton).

Connections

Married Marian Louise Hahn, September 16, 1933. Children: Mary Ann, Robert Earl.

father:
George Ziegler

mother:
Catherine (Cavanaugh) Ziegler

spouse:
Marian Louise Hahn

child:
Mary Ann Ziegler

child:
Robert Earl Ziegler