Denis J. Healy attended the City College of New York and graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry. He has worked in Research and Development for both Colgate Palmolive and the Mennen Company. He was the Director of Research and Development for the Barr Company, located in Niles, Illinois.
Mr. Healy joined Turtle Wax, Inc. in 1971 as Vice President. He was named Executive Vice President in 1975 and President and Chief Executive Officer in 1977. In 2004, Mr. Healy became Chairman of Turtle Wax, Inc., a position he currently holds. He is the holder of eight U.S. patents.
Mr. Healy married Sondra Hirsch in 1970 and they have a son, Denis John Healy, who is Chief Executive Officer of Turtle Wax, Inc., and two daughters, Carin Frucci and Dina Richter. They also have eleven grandchildren.
Mr. Healy is currently involved in many civic and community activities, including Past President of the USO of Illinois, board member with American Ireland Fund, Catholic Charities, Chicago Symphony Association, Junior Achievement of Chicago, The Hundred Club of Chicago, Irish Fellowship Club, Northwestern University Associates, United Republican Fund of Illinois, USO of Illinois, Mundelein Seminary and the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.
He can be reached at (630) 455-3805.