Henry, Rodney Wilton, (CBE, FTSE) (1915-1994)

Also known as
Henry, Rodney Wilton (1915-1994)
Field of activity
Industrial chemist
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1473923

Biographies

Rodney Henry was managing director (1962-1980) of Australian Newsprint Mills, for whom he had worked since 1946. He was a leader in the use of hardwood for making newsprint. During World War II he developed flashless gunpowder in England.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Technical Development Staff member at ICI in England
  • Career position - Manager of Newcastle Chemicals Company
  • Career position - Chemist at Australian Newsprint Mills (ANM) in Boyer, Tasmania
  • Career position - Plant Deputy General Manager at ANM
  • Career position - General Manager of ANM
  • Career position - Managing Director of ANM
  • Award - Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
  • Career position - President of the National Safety Council
  • Award - L R Benjamin Memorial Medal received

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Henry, Rodney Wilton
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science

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