Herbert Baum


Title: Chairman, Chief Executive Officer (Retired)
Company: Dial Corporation
Location: Jupiter, Florida, United States

Herbet Baum, Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Dial Corporation, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in household products and services.

Now retired, Mr. Baum is the former chairman and chief executive officer of the Dial Corporation in Scottsdale, AZ, positions he held from 2000 to 2005. Prior to this fulfilling role, he served numerous other product companies related to his field of expertise, including Hasbro, Inc., as president and chief operating officer, Quaker State Corporation as chairman and chief executive officer, and the Campbell Soup Company as president, executive vice president, and senior vice president. Earlier in his career, he was the executive vice president of the United States division of the Campbell Soup Company, having previously served as the vice president of marketing and general manager of the soup division, and associate director and director of new products. Likewise, he served as the vice president and account director of Needham, Harper & Steers, account executive of Doyle, Dane & Bernbach, and account executive of Stern, Walters & Simmons.

Alongside his primary career endeavors, Mr. Baum sat on the board of directors of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., having previously been the chief executive officer of Batterlicious Cookie Dough Company in Jupiter, FL. Since 2014, has sat on the board of trustees of the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation. In his spare time, he enjoys adopting cats and dogs from the Humane Society.

Married to Karen Rochelle Oberman since 1983, Mr. Baum is a native of Chicago, IL. A veteran of the United States Army, he has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in the West and Who’s Who in the World. Notably, he holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Drake University.

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