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Ward John Haas

research and development executive

Ward John Haas, American research and development executive. American Association for the Advancement of Science/Sloan fellow White House Office Science and Technology Policy, 1991-1992.


Haas, Ward John was born on August 26, 1921 in New York City.


Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1943. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1949.


Biochemist E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, 1949-1951. Foreign service attache American Embassy, London, 1951-1954. Assistant to director Agricultural Research and Development Center, Charles Pizer & Company, Inc., Terre Haute, Indiana, 1954-1956.

Assistant to president Charles Pizer & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1957-1960. Director operations Pfizer Laboratories division, 1960-1964. Associate professor management, director Space Sciences Research Center, University Missouri, 1964-1968.

Director, president Warner-Lambert Research Institute, Morris Plains, New Jersey, 1968-1969. Vice president research and development Warner-Lambert Company, 1969-1972. Corporation vice president research and development South Carolina Johnson & Son, Inc., Racine, Wisconsin, 1972-1975.

Vice president research and development Chesebrough-Pond's, Inc., Greenwich, Connecticut, 1975-1985. Principal Innovation Management, Southport, from 1986. Associate The Fusfeld Group, Inc., from 1992.


Served with United States Army, 1943-1946. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Chemists. Member Industrial Research Institute (director 1979-1982), Association Research Directors (president 1986-1987), American Management Association (Research and Development council 1976-1982), Connecticut Academy of Sciences and Engineering, Sigma Xi.


Son of Master of Arts and Pauline (Ward) H. Married Jane Corya, December 25, 1943. Children: Margaret P., Jeffrey W., Elizabeth H. Anderson.