PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Aug. 6, 1956

¶ Herman C. (for Christian) Nolen, 54, was elected president of McKesson & Robbins. Inc., world's largest wholesaler of drugs and liquors (Martin's V.V.O., Highland Queen), to succeed George Van Gorder, 60, who remains board chairman and chief executive. Nolen, son of a Muskegon, Mich, physician, was a Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Wisconsin (class of '22), worked his way up to production superintendent of Continental Motors Corp., then left business to take a Ph.D. in 1937 at Ohio State University. His doctoral thesis (Study of Chain Store Merchandising Methods...

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