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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, Inc., New York City, 1957-1960; director operations, Pfizer laboratories division, New York City, 1960-1964; associate professor management, director, Space Sciences Research Center, U. 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, Connecticut, since 1986; associate, The Fusfeld Group, Inc., since 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.

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Jane Corya

Elizabeth H. Anderson Haas

Jeffrey W. Haas

Margaret P. Haas