Kenneth L. Wolfe Oral History Interview (3 of 5) Edit

Summary

Identifier
2009OH13

Dates

  • 2009-08-05 (Creation)
  • 1976 – 2009 (Event)

Extents

  • 1.00 Items (Whole)
  • 02:14:35 Length_hours (Whole)

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    In Wolfe’s third interview, he describes his role as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer and his advancement to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of Hershey Foods Corporation.  Discussion topics include: introducing Class B stock in addition to common stock; Hershey Chocolate’s business philosophy; improving efficiency and controlling costs by soliciting input from employees; the company’s position in and challenges in the international market; relationship between Hershey Chocolate and Milton Hershey School Trust; the West Plant; balancing the company’s commitment to shareholders and the community of Hershey; and the management styles of William E. Dearden and Richard Zimmerman.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Unrestricted

  • Related Materials

    Collections: 2009OH11; 2009OH12; 2009OH14; 2009OH15

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