S. Allen Heininger, D. Sc.
Monsanto, ret., Vice President, Resource Planning
Dr. S. Allen Heininger, after service in the U.S. Navy during World War II received his A.B. in Chemistry from Oberlin College in 1948 and M.S. and D.Sc. from Carnegie Mellon University in 1951-1952. He then joined Monsanto’s Corporate Research Labs in Dayton, Ohio and moved to St. Louis in 1958. After several positions in research, development and general management, he retired in 1990 as Corporate Vice President for Resource Planning and as a member of the Corporate Executive Committee. He subsequently served as President of the American Chemical Society in 1991, member of the ACS Board of Directors 1990-1993, and as a member and Chairman of the ACS Pension and Investment Committee for 15 years. During his presidential term, he was instrumental in initiating the ACS Scholars Program, now 20 years old. He represented the ACS as a member of the Board of Directors of the Chemical Heritage Foundation 2003-2006. After loss of his wife Barbara in 1994, Dr. Heininger remarried Margot Danis and they now are Florida residents, summering in St. Louis.