Bob Fortna Oral History Interview (3 of 3) Edit

Summary

Identifier
2012OH11

Dates

  • 2012-11-12 (Creation)
  • 1987 – 2003 (Event)

Extents

  • 1.00 Items (Whole)
  • 03:09:10 Length_hours (Whole)

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    From 1987 to 2003, Fortna held numerous positions within Hershey Chocolate, including plant manager, director of manufacturing, and vice president of manufacturing. He discusses the responsibilities of each of these positions. The interview covers various topics including: Quality Through Excellence (QTE); Hershey Management School; internal leadership training; communication between employees and management; restructuring Smiths Falls; the utilization of outside companies to process cocoa beans; 2002 strike; 2002 proposed sale; milk processing at West Hershey; Robert Schock; Raymond Brace; and Fortna’s retirement.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Unrestricted

  • Related Materials

    Collections: 2012OH07; 2012OH08

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