|Date of Birth:||1936 September 9|
|Age:||81 years old|
|occupation||Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the "Green Bay Packers"|
|place_of_birth||Des Moines, Iowa, United States|
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Bob Harlan is the retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the "Green Bay Packers", an American professional football team. He is also known as a father of sports announcer Kevin Harlan and as a grandfather of Olivia Harlan, a sports reporter, and former Miss Kansas.
Robert E. "Bob" Harlan was born on September 9, 1936, in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. Harlan grew up in Iowa spending his childhood in the sun, either as a caddy or out all day on his grandparents' farm. He attended the Marquette University in 1958.
Twitter: Bob Harlan with his son; Young age;
After a short tour of duty in the U.S. Army, Harlan selected sports information director at Marquette and worked six years in that capacity. He entered the St. Louis baseball Cardinals in 1965, serving as director of community connections for two years and public relations director for three years. He gained a World Series ring when the Cardinals beat the Boston Red Sox in 1967.
Harlan was noted assistant general manager of the Green Bay Packers on June 1, 1971. He also assisted the team as corporate general manager, corporate secretary to the president and executive vice president of administration. On June 5, 1989, Harlan was chosen the ninth president and chief executive officer in Packers’ history, and he worked as the team’s top executive for 19 years.
Wolf hired Mike Holmgren as head coach and, five years later, the Packers gained Super Bowl XXXI and earned the Vince Lombardi Trophy back to Green Bay for the first time in 29 years.
Harlan resigned on Jan. 28, 2008, but his fingerprints live all over the organization. His last major hire was current general manager Ted Thompson, a retired Wolf scout who made the Super Bowl XLV-winning team.
Harlan is a happily married man. He and his wife, Madeline Harlan has been married for a long time. They have remained in Green Bay for 42 years and have, for most of them, worked on various boards and committees for the St. Mary's and St. Vincent's hospitals.
They were very interested in campaigns that supported their emergency room and cancer treatment facilities. St. Mary's dedicated its plaza to Madeline Harlan. Their "The Madeline and Robert Harlan Humanitarian Fund" helps cover the costs like babysitters, lodging, food and gas for cancer patients who aren't covered by insurance.
The couple has three children named, Michael Harlan and Bryan Harlan and Kevin Harlan. Kevin is an American sports T.V presenter and radio personality. He has correlated as a broadcaster for various sports shows such as the NFL and college basketball sports on CBS.
His granddaughter, Olivia Harlan is also a sports reporter and former Miss Kansas. She is identified for her work as a college football reporter for ESPN and the SEC Network.
Being a one of the successful retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the "Green Bay Packers", he surely earned an attractive salary from his career. On the other hand, his son Kevin Harlan's net worth has $1 million.