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Charles G. Mortimer

General Foods Corporation

1954 - 1965

Food & Tobacco

Military ServiceNavy
1950 b. 1900
Born-Died1900 - 1978
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
Era - 1950

Mortimer presided over an intensive period of growth and investment at General Foods. He dramatically expanded the company’s production capabilities and pursued acquisitions to balance the company’s product offerings. During his tenure, sales doubled from $840 million to $1.6 billion and earnings tripled from $27 million to $86 million.