Garth L. Milne

Business

Garth L. Milne (1942-)

is a native of St. George, Utah. After graduating from Dixie College, he served an LDS mission to Australia. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of Utah and had the highest grade point average of his class. He obtained an MBA degree from Harvard Business School, graduating with high distinction.

He worked for Chrysler Corporation from 1968-79. His positions included vice president, corporate control and development. He joined Motorola, Inc., in 1979, where he served as senior vice president and treasurer until 1985. He was responsible for managing the financing of Motorola, investments in excess of $4 billion, cash management, foreign exchange, insurance, retirement fund investments of $11 billion, and customer financing. He was also an officer in nearly all of Motorola’s foreign subsidiaries, which have had combined sales of over $22 billion out of total sales of nearly $40 billion.

He is on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Corporate Treasurers and the Board of Committee on Corporate Finance of the Financial Executives Institute. He is in the Who’s Who in America. He and his wife, the former Kay Hansen, are the parents of two daughters and one son.