International Directory of Business Biographies by Neil Schlager

By Neil Schlager

A few six hundred enterprise people-about 60 percentage Americans-are profiled during this four-volume set. the bulk are white men who're leader executives of huge publicly traded businesses, yet a few profilees are from smaller businesses or are up-and-coming executives; those teams contain extra girls and minorities, and an attempt has been made to incorporate them. The articles, which run approximately 3 or 4 pages in size, have been written through newshounds, historians, librarians, and educators who drew from fabric provided via the entrant's corporation, in addition to archival learn. the most narrative textual content comprising each one profile is supplemented with a truth field (birth date, nationality, kinfolk, occupation, awards, courses, and address), a photograph (when available), resources for extra details, and move references to corporation profiles within the overseas listing of corporation Histories. Indexing is via nationality, geographic situation, corporation and undefined, and identify.

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By Neil Schlager

A few six hundred enterprise people-about 60 percentage Americans-are profiled during this four-volume set. the bulk are white men who're leader executives of huge publicly traded businesses, yet a few profilees are from smaller businesses or are up-and-coming executives; those teams contain extra girls and minorities, and an attempt has been made to incorporate them. The articles, which run approximately 3 or 4 pages in size, have been written through newshounds, historians, librarians, and educators who drew from fabric provided via the entrant's corporation, in addition to archival learn. the most narrative textual content comprising each one profile is supplemented with a truth field (birth date, nationality, kinfolk, occupation, awards, courses, and address), a photograph (when available), resources for extra details, and move references to corporation profiles within the overseas listing of corporation Histories. Indexing is via nationality, geographic situation, corporation and undefined, and identify.

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See also entry on Masco Corporation in International Directory of Company Histories. SOURCES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION “Manufacturers,” Forbes, October 11, 1999, p. 338. Reingold, Jennifer, “The Masco Fiasco,” Financial World, October 24, 1995, pp. 32–34. Romero, Gina, “Art Imitates Masco,” Forbes, October 24, 1988, p. 398. Rossant, Juliette, “Throwing in the Towel,” Forbes, February 26, 1996, p. 14. Salomon, R. ” Forbes, July 29, 1996, p. 102. html. —Peggy K. Daniels 23 ■■■ Mohamed Hassan Marican 1952– President and chief executive officer, Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) Nationality: Malaysian.

Career: Chemical Bank, 1974–1987, various positions including managing director of the chemicaltechnologies division at the time of her resignation; Citigroup (including predecessor company Commercial Credit, later known as CitiFinancial), 1987–2003, various positions; 2003–, chairman and CEO of Global Consumer Group. Awards: Helen Keller Achievement Award, American Foundation for the Blind, 2001; named one of Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Women, 2000–2003; named one of US Banker magazine’s 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking, 2003; awarded honorary doctor of management degree, Purdue University, 2004.

S. E. Weigant International Directory of Business Biographies ■■■ Richard Mahoney 1934– Retired chief executive officer and chairman, Monsanto Nationality: American. Born: January 30, 1934, in Springfield, Massachusetts. Education: University of Massachusetts, BS, 1955; LLD, 1983. Family: Married Barbara Marsden Barnett, 1956; children: three. ), product development specialist; 1965–1967, marketing manager for new products; 1967–1971, marketing manager for bonding products and divisional sales director; 1971–1974, sales director for agricultural division; 1974–1975, international operations director for agricultural division; 1975, general manager of the overseas division of the agricultural division; 1975–1976, corporate vice president and managing director of Monsanto Agricultural Products; Monsanto Plastics and Resins, 1976–1977, group vice president and managing director; 1977–1980, executive vice president; 1980–1981, president; 1981–1983, chief operating officer; Monsanto Company, 1983–1986, president and chief executive officer; 1986–1995, chief executive officer and chairman.

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