Marilyn Carlson Nelson

About Marilyn Carlson Nelson

Who is it?: Chairman, Carlson Companies Inc.Chairman, Carlson Companies Inc.
Birth Day: August 19, 1939
Birth Place: United States
Birth Sign: Virgo
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)
Children: 4
Parent(s): Curt Carlson

Marilyn Carlson Nelson Net Worth

Marilyn Carlson Nelson was bornon August 19, 1939 in United States, is Chairman, Carlson Companies Inc.Chairman, Carlson Companies Inc.. Marilyn Carlson Nelson and Barbara Carlson Gage share ownership of Carlson Inc., a large travel and hospitality company that Marilyn formerly led. Her daughter, Diana Nelson, took over as chairman in 2013. Marilyn remains on the Carlson board as director and is co-CEO of Carlson Holdings. The company operates over 1,340 hotels (Radisson, Country Inns & Suites), 930 T.G.I. Friday's restaurants and holds a majority stake in Carlson Wagonlit. Her father, Curt (d. 1999), founded the company to sell Gold Bond trading stamps in the 1930s and later expanded it into dining and hospitality. In 2014, Carlson was selected as one of the Oslo Business for Peace Award Honorees for her work abolishing human trafficking of children; she previously received the Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons from the White House.
Marilyn Carlson Nelson is a member of Service

💰 Net worth: $1.1 Billion

2010 $1.6 Billion
2011 $3 Billion
2012 $4 Billion
2013 $3.9 Billion
2014 $1.6 Billion
2015 $1.1 Billion
2018 $1.1 Billion

Some Marilyn Carlson Nelson images

Biography/Timeline

1939

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.

1973

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.

1975

She has been a main board Director of Qwest Communications (1975-2002), First Bank System (1978-97), and Exxon Mobil (1991-2006 or later).

2013

Her daughter Diana Nelson succeeded her as chairman in 2013.