Hank Meijer is executive chairman of Meijer, Inc. in Grand Rapids. He joined the family retail business at the age of 11 as a grocery clerk. After serving as a reporter for a Detroit-area newspaper group, he became editor and later publisher of a weekly newspaper in Plymouth, Michigan. He rejoined Meijer in 1979 as assistant advertising director. In 1984, he published Thrifty Years, a biography of Hendrik Meijer, the company’s founder and his grandfather. His biography of Michigan Senator Arthur Vandenberg was recently published by the University of Chicago Press. Hank is vice-chairman of the...
Hank Meijer on Arthur Vandenberg's global legacy
September 20, 2018
How Republican Senator Arthur Vandenberg forged a consensus that helped make the American Century.