Who Was Robert Vlasic? Robert Vlasic was a famous businessman from Michigan known worldwide for converting his family’s pickle business, called “Detroit Food Business” into a national American pickle brand. He died on 10th May 2022 at the ripe age of 96 due to natural causes at his home.
Robert Vlasic’s Early Life and Family Background
Robert Vlasic was born on 9th March 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
His father’s name was Joseph Vlasic, a famous businessman in the American pickle industry, and his mother’s name was Mary Vlasic.
He had only one sibling, named Sally Vlasic.
Robert Vlasic’s Death
Robert Vlasic died at the ripe age of 96 due to natural causes at the comfort of his home on 8th May 2022.
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Robert Vlasic‘s Educational Qualification
Robert graduated in 1949 with a degree in industrial engineering from the prestigious University of Michigan.
Robert Vlasic‘s Career Details
Robert worked five years from 1988 to 1993 for Campbell Soup Company as the board chairman.
He was a far-sighted man and insisted on marketing his products on television to compete with his competitors such as Heinz which was another popular American brand.
This helped him establish his brand as one of America’s leading Pickle brands. He also built an extensive product line for his pickles to compete with his competitors.
Robert was a business executive from Bloomfield Hills and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Henry Ford Hospital and the Cranbrook Educational Community.
He was also a financial advisor to Cardinal Adam J. Maida and the Archdiocese of Detroit.
Vlasic published his own book named “Bob Vlasic’s 101 Pickle Jokes…guaranteed to pickle your funny bone!”
Robert Vlasic‘s Personal Life
He was very organized in his daily life, he would keep everything around him in proper order.
Robert was a family man, he gave utmost attention to his family.
Apart from this, he also remained focused on his business. He would go to work 365 days a year, even on holidays and festivals.
He was a devoted Catholic Christian and sincerely served the Catholic Church.
Robert got married to Nancy Reuter, a fervent Catholic, who passed away in 2016.
The couple had five sons named Richard Vlasic, James Vlasic, Michael Vlasic, Paul Vlasic, and William Vlasic.
Robert Vlasic’s Net worth
Robert Vlasic had a net worth was approx $20 million.
Robert Vlasic‘s Social Media Accounts
Nikki was not active on any social media platforms.