Robert C. Pohlad, also known as Bob Pohlad, is a successful and renowned businessman who has led seven companies. He is currently the President of Dakota Holding LLC and the President of Pohlad Companies LLC. Besides, he is the current Chairman of the University of Puget Sound and serves on the boards of PepsiCo, Inc. and Minnesota Twins LLC.
Robert Pohlad’s Age and Wiki
Robert C. Pohlad, popularly known as Bob Pohlad was born on June 29, 1954, and is currently 67 years old as of 2021.
Robert “Bob” Pohlad Wife, Children, & Family
Speaking of his personal life and family, Robert “Bob” is married to his wife Becky, and they have three married sons, Tom, Joe, and Chris, as well as eight grandchildren and a granddaughter. Though they have a house on Washington’s San Juan Island, they continue to reside in their Minneapolis home.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Speaking of Robert’s famous Pohlad family background, Carl Pohlad, a billionaire businessman, is his father while Mary Eloise O’Rourke Pohlad is his mum. Jim Pohlad and Bill Pohlad are his two siblings.
The Pohlad brothers are actively involved in the management of their father’s business empire, but each one focuses on a different aspect of it. Jim, for example, is mostly concerned with the Minnesota Twins, as well as the investment and real estate growth divisions.
Meanwhile, Bob concentrated on bottling and continues to work in the automobile and real estate industries. Bill, his other brother, works in the entertainment industry and runs the Pohlad Family Foundation.
Robert C. Pohlad Net Worth
Bob (Robert) owns and manages a collection of more than 30 diverse Minneapolis-based companies with his two brothers. They are the heirs to a staggering fortune of $3.8 billion dollars, but Bob’s precise net worth and share of the incredible wealth have yet to be announced. Besides, his net worth is estimated to be in the hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars.
Regarding his educational background as well as academic credentials, Arizona State University awarded Robert “Bob” his undergraduate degree.
Bob started a 35-year career in the family’s Pepsi-Cola companies after graduating from Arizona State University in 1976. Initially, he began his career in Tulsa, Oklahoma, then moved to Portland, Oregon, before returning to Minneapolis in 1998 to become Chairman and CEO of PepsiAmericas, which was acquired by PepsiCo in 2010.
Later, Bob was elected to PepsiCo’s Board of Directors in 2015.
Besides, Robert Pohlad has also served on the University of Minnesota Medical School Board of Visitors, the Breck School Board of Trustees, the MPR Board of Directors, and the Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Board of Trustees.
Moreover, he is currently the Chair of the University of Puget Sound’s Board of Trustees in Tacoma, Washington. Additionally, he formerly served as Chairman of Mair Holdings, Inc., Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of PepsiAmericas, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of PepsiAmericas, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of PepsiAmericas, and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of P-Americas LLC.
Apart from this, since 2010, Robert Pohald aka Bob has been in charge of the family’s operating businesses, including NorthMarq, Carousel Motor Group’s Twin Cities auto dealerships, PaR Systems, J. B. Hudson Jewelers, and involvement at Go Media. Moreover, he also works on the Pohlad Family Foundation with his siblings.