National Advisory Council

Elder Robert D. Hales

Membership Information:

Member Status: On Church Assignment

Spouse:

Sister Mary Crandall Hales

Employment:

Job Title: Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Company: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Location: Utah, United States

Expertise:

  • consumer products

Biography:

Elder Robert D. Hales is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Previous to his church callings, he served as president of Papermate, vice president of Max Factor, president of Chesebrough-Pond’s, and headed Hughes Television Network. He earned his bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Utah, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and an honorary PhD from BYU.