|Who is it?||Chairman, Carlson Companies Inc.Chairman, Carlson Companies Inc.|
|Birth Day||August 19, 1939|
|Birth Place||United States|
|Age||84 YEARS OLD|
|Residence||Long Lake, Minnesota, US|
|Alma mater||Smith College|
|Known for||co-owner, former chairman and CEO, Carlson|
|Board member of||Carlson|
|Spouse(s)||Glen Nelson (d. 2013)|
Marilyn Carlson Nelson, the esteemed Chairman of Carlson Companies Inc., is estimated to possess a net worth of $1.1 billion in 2023. As a prominent figure in the business world, Nelson has successfully led the Carlson Companies Inc., a global travel and hospitality company headquartered in the United States. Her remarkable leadership and strategic decision-making have contributed to the company's growth and success. With her extensive experience and expertise, Nelson has established herself as a notable entrepreneur and businesswoman, earning her a significant fortune and recognition in the industry.
She was born in 19 August 1939, the daughter of Curt Carlson, who founded the company in 1938. She received a bachelor's degree from Smith College in 1961.
She joined the board of Carlson in 1973. After her father's death in 1999, she took over as CEO. She shares ownership of the company with her sister Barbara Carlson Gage.
She has been a main board Director of Qwest Communications (1975-2002), First Bank System (1978-97), and Exxon Mobil (1991-2006 or later).
Her daughter Diana Nelson succeeded her as chairman in 2013.