|Address||8951 Bonita Beach Rd. Suite 525|
Bonita Springs, Florida 34135, United States
|| September 28, 1959
Aug 10, 2015 03:10pm
|Info|| Clawson attended Batesville High School in Batesville, Indiana – a typical small Midwestern town and a hotbed of Indiana high school basketball. As a senior in high school, Clawson led the state of Indiana in scoring and was recruited by Purdue Head Basketball Coach Gene Keady. |
Clawson attended Purdue from 1981 through 1984. While at Purdue, Clawson served as a senior captain on the 1984 Big Ten Championship Team. He is known for making the first 3-point basket in Purdue history and making two clutch free throws to clinch the Big Ten Championship.
After graduating from Purdue, Clawson served a year-long Ambassadorial Scholarship for Rotary International, doing graduate MBA studies in Monterrey, Mexico, and taking some time to play for the local university basketball team. Clawson began his working career in manufacturing in 1986, as a supervisor on a muffler production line in Columbus, Indiana for Arvin Industries, the world’s largest maker of automotive exhaust systems.
In 1988, Clawson entered Harvard Business School for a two year Masters of Business Administration degree, sponsored by Arvin. After graduating from business school, Clawson held a variety of management positions of increasing responsibility at Arvin. In 1995, Clawson joined AlliedSignal (now Honeywell) as President of the Filters and Spark Plugs Group, which manufactured Autolite® spark plugs and FRAM® filters. Eventually, he became President and Chief Operating Officer of American National Can – the largest global manufacturer of beverage cans (soft drinks and beer).