USC Tobacco Industry Monitoring Project Collection
Biography Stephen C. Darrah Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Philip Morris U.S.A.
Date: Apr 1993 (est.)
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Biography of Stephen C. Darrah, Senior Vice President Manufacturing Philip Morris U.S.A. describing his position, responsibilities, and personal career background. Also gives an overview of the Philip Morris company.
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i , D~~:c i7 192 ,_,2:2s . ,a " ft- PHI LI PMQRRI S U S A. BIOGRAPHY Corporate Affairs ]Z0 Park Avenue New York, New York 10017 (212) 880-5000 FAX (212) 907-5361 STEPHEN C. DARRAH SENIOR VICE PRESII)ENT,.MANUP'ACTURING PHII,IP MORRIS U.S.A. Stephen C. Darrah was appointed Senior Vice President, Manufacturing for Philip Morris U.S.A. in September 1992. He previously served as Vice President, Manufacturing for Philip Morris U.S.A. since August 1989. Based in Richmond, Virginia, he is responsible for overseeing the direction of all cigarette production activities at the Philip Morris U.S.A. plants in Richmond, Virginia; Louisville, Kentucky; and Cabatrus County, North Carolina. -.Mr. Darrah joined Philip Morris in 1974 as a Shift Superintendent at the Park 500 facility in Richmond. He was promoted to Manager, Maintenance and Engineering, Park 500 in 1976. In 1978, Mr. Darrah transferrr,d to the Cabarrus plant as Coordinator, Design and Engineering. Mr. Darrah was named Plant Manager, Louisville, in 1980. He served as Director, Manufacturing for Philip Morris International Inc. in Holland from 19$2 to 1984. Mr. Darrah was appointed Vice President, aperations for Philip Morris International Inc.'s European Economic Community region, headquartered in Lausanne, - Switzerland in 1984. Prior to joining Philip Morris Mr. I arrah served in the United States Army in Vietnam, where he earned the Silver Star, ive Distinguished Flying crosses, and two Bronze Stars. I (fnore) MDr Rn 0 ac;NcnK b FlFrX;FC wrcPr[- vfg r-,i,NrA cl r 9 pARLIAMEN7 UGFf'rs CAMBRIDGE ALPIIvE ?6I%YERS S.aRnT6Czn
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R: REDACTED MATERIAL :_C 17 '32 13: 25 P.,3 He received a bachelor of science degree in engineering in 1965 from the United f,N,\ ;\a.r~) States hfifityei~-Acaderny in West Point, New York. En 1972, he earned a master of business administration degree from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Philip Morris U.S.A., an operating company of Philip Morris Companies Inc., produces a number of leading cigarette brands: Marlboro, the largest selling cigarette in the U.S.A. and the world; Benson & Hedges 100's, the largest selling frce-standing 100 mm brand in the U.S.A.; Merit, the largest selling free-standing low-tar cigarette; Virginia Slims, thee leading cigarette made cspecially for women; and S uperslims from Virginia Slims, the first ultra-thin, low-smoke, low-tar cigarette made especially for women. Other cigarette brands include Parliament Lights, Players, Cambridge, Alpine, Bucks and Bristol. Philip Morris Companies Inc., has four other principal operating companies: P5'tIip Morris International Inc., Kraft General Foods, Inc., Miller Brewing Company and Philip Morris Capital Corporation. Kraft General Foods, Inc. has three operating groups: Kraft General Foods Internarional (including Jacobs Suchard), Kraft General Foods Commercial Products and Kraft t"reneral Foods North America, which has five operating units: General Foods USA, Kraft USA, Kraft General Foods Canada, Oscar Mayer Foods and Kraft General fooels-rozen Products. Philip Morris Capital Corporation is engaged in financial service activities. Its subsidiary, Mission Viejo Company, is engaged principally in land planning, development and sales in southcrn California and Colorado. ###