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Stanley James Gillen

Stanley James Gillen, Spanish automotive executive. Recipient Lord Wakefield Gold Medal, 1971. member of national advisory council Motor Manufacturing Industry London, 1966-1967; member British manufacturers Executive Committee Society Motor Manufacturers and Traders, Ltd., 1965-1967.; Member American Chamber of Commerce (United Kingdom) (director 1967-1978).

Background

  • Gillen, Stanley James was born on August 10, 1911 in Toledo. Son of Bernard J. and Johanna P. (Spillane) Gillen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Detroit, 1933.

    Career

    • Financial analyst Fisher Body div. General Motors Corporation, 1933-1947. Contract administrator deputy products Ford Motor Company, 1947-1948, controller steel div., 1948-1955, controller tractor and implement div., 1955-1956.

      Assistant general manager steel div. Ford Motor Company, 1956-1960, general manager, 1960-1961, general manager parts div., 1961-1965. Chairman Autolite Products, Ltd., of England, 1962-1965.

      Director Ford Motor Credit Limited company, London, 1965-1967. Managing director, chief Executive officer Ford of Britain, 1965-1967. Vice president manufacturing Ford of Europe, Inc., England, 1967-1969, chairman, chief Executive officer, 1969-1971.

      Vice president Ford Motor Company United States of America, 1967-1971. Director Ford of Europe, Inc., 1967-1971, Ford of Britain, 1965-1971, Ford Werke A/G (Koln, Germany), 1970-1971, Sangamo Weston Ltd., Enfield, England, 1972-1978, Sangamo Electric United States of America, 1973-1975, Ambac Industries Inc., United States, 1976-1978, Fabrica Espanola Magnetos S.A. (FEMSA), Castenedolo Manufacturing Company S.p.A., Brescia, Italy, Ambac B.V. Terheijdenseweg, Breda Holland, Brown Brothers Ltd., Harlow, Essex, England. Member of national advisory council Motor Manufacturing Industry London, 1966-1967.

      Member British manufacturers Executive Committee Society Motor Manufacturers and Traders, Ltd., 1965-1967.

    Membership

    Member of national advisory council Motor Manufacturing Industry London, 1966-1967. Member British manufacturers Executive Committee Society Motor Manufacturers and Traders, Ltd., 1965-1967. Member American Chamber of Commerce (United Kingdom) (director 1967-1978).

    Clubs: American (director London).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Marks, August 10, 1935. Children: Elizabeth C. (Mistress.
    • father: Bernard J. Gillen
    • mother: Johanna P. (Spillane) Gillen
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Marks
    • child: Elizabeth C. (Mrs Gillen
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    Born August 10, 1911
    Died July 15, 1978
    (aged 66)
    Nationality

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