John C. Suerth Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

Identifier
92OH50

Dates

  • 1992-12-09 (Creation)
  • 1935 – 1992 (Event)

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  • 1.00 Items (Whole)
  • 02:30:00 Length_hours (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Suerth was president of Gerber Products and served on the Hershey Foods Board of Directors 1976-1984.  Describes schooling and  career, first contact with Hershey through Bill Dearden and Harold Mohler.  Discusses his position as second "outside" board member, impressions of Hershey Foods, role of board.  Explains Foods 1984 equity expansion.  Views of many board members and Hershey executives, acquisitions, expansions, and divestitures.  Served on Organization and Compensation Committees.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Unrestricted

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright restriction

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