Mr. Weiss is the recently retired chief executive officer and president of health products at The Cooper Companies, Inc.
PLEASANTON, CA, July 13, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert S. Weiss with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Weiss celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mr. Weiss is the recently retired chief executive officer and president of health products at The Cooper Companies, Inc. Formerly working in various other capacities for the organization, including senior vice president, beginning in 1984, his expertise in the industry has also included appointments at the Cooper Laboratories and CooperVision, Inc., in California and KPMG in New York.
The Cooper Companies, Inc. is a global medical device company publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange that operates through two business units, CooperVision and CooperSurgical. Dedicated to bringing health and wellness to individuals and communities worldwide, the company is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA, and has more than 11,000 employees with products sold in over 100 countries. Most proud of putting his employees first and creating a corporate wellness program, Mr. Weiss is happy to have built an organization where the quality of life for his people comes first. Notably, his corporate wellness program has since been adapted in more than 20 countries.
Boasting more than 45 relevant years in the field, Mr. Weiss holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting, cum laude, from the University of Scranton and is a certified public accountant. He has been serving on the board of trustees at his alma mater since 2015, on the board of directors for Accuray, Inc., since 2007, and on the board of directors of The Cooper Companies, Inc., since 1996. A longstanding member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of the United States Army, Mr. Weiss also served his country in the U.S. Army between 1969 and 1973.
The recipient of a Distinguished Humanitarian Award in 2017, a Frank J. O'Hara Alumni Award from the University of Scranton in 2008, and a Decorated Army Commendation Medal and Bronze Star with an Oak Leaf Cluster from the U.S. Army, Mr. Weiss has been married to his wife Marilyn Annette Chesick since 1970 and has three wonderful children. For more information, please visit www.cooperco.com.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Robert S. Weiss has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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