Odd Gleditsch, Jr.


Odd Gleditsch, Jr.

Odd Gleditsch, Jr. (born 16 May 1929) is a Norwegian businessperson.

He was born in Sandefjord as a son of Odd Gleditsch, Sr.[1] He was a second cousin once removed of Rolf, Ellen, Kristian and Henry Gleditsch.[2]

He took his chemical engineering education in the United States. He was hired in his father's company Jotun Odd Gleditsch in 1953. He became CEO in 1967, and saw through a merger to form the company Jotun where he was CEO from 1972 to 1979. He was also chairman of the board from 1972 to 2000.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Henriksen, Petter, ed (2007). "Odd, jr. Gleditsch" (in Norwegian). Store norske leksikon. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. http://www.snl.no/Odd%2C_jr._Gleditsch. Retrieved 7 July 2009. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed (2007). "Gleditsch" (in Norwegian). Store norske leksikon. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. http://www.snl.no/Gleditsch. Retrieved 7 July 2009. 



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