Oral history interview with George Rosenkranz

Oral history interview with George Rosenkranz

  • 1997-May-17

George Rosenkranz was born in Budapest, Hungary and studied chemical engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. While en-route to Ecuador to assume an academic position at the University of Quito, Rosenkranz decided to stay in Havana and eventually started a career in industry, most notably at Syntex Corporation where he climbed the managerial ranks to CEO. Rosenkranz concludes the interview with a discussion of Syntex's growth and future endeavors.

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  • 37 pages
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George Rosenkranz, interviewed by James G. Traynham in New York, New York on May 17, 1997. Philadelphia: Science History Institute, n.d. Oral History Transcript 0159. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/ft848s00m.

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The published version of the transcript may diverge from the interview audio due to edits to the transcript made by staff of the Center for Oral History, often at the request of the interviewee, during the transcript review process.

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