Paul Newman, the Hollywood movie start and founder of Newman’s Own, and Robert H. Forrester, Paul’s successor as Chief Executive Office of Newman’s Own, were close personal friends with many interests and experiences in common. Central to these was their belief in the potential within everyone to help make the…


Paul Newman was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio, in 1925 and he grew up to become one of Hollywood’s best-known actors. He starred in over 60 movies and won an Oscar for his role as Fast Eddie Felson in the 1986 movie, “The Color of Money.”

Newman was also a…


As the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Newman’s Own, the eponymous food and beverage company founded by the actor Paul Newman on the promise he would give all its profits to support charitable purposes, Robert H. Forrester has a rare background in business and philanthropy, one which made…

Robert H. Forrester

Robert H. Forrester’s career spanned 50 years of service to the global philanthropic sector. In September 2008, he succeeded Paul Newman as Chief Executive

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