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Fred A. Philipp

Fred A. Philipp, American publishing executive. Recipient Distinguished Service award Tri-State University, 1982, Special Merit award Friends of Libraries United States of America, 1990, Special Merit award United States Information Agency, 1992. Served to sergeant United States Army Reserve, 1956-1962. Member American Library. Association, American Bookseller Association.

Background

  • Philipp, Fred A. was born on March 20, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Frederick Philipp and Pauline Julia (Matzo) Fisher.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Tri-State University, Angola, Inc., 1959.

    Career

    • Various finance positions United States Steel Corporation, Gary, Indiana and Chicago, 1959-1967. Senior vice president Baker and Taylor Company division W.R. Grace and Company, New York City, 1968-1986. President Ingram Library.

      Service, president Ingram International Nashville, 1987-1989. President, Chief Executive Officer Blackwell North America, Inc., Lake Oswego, Oregon, since 1990. Director Book Industry Study Group, New York City, 1980-1983.

      Vice president, director Friends of Libraries United States of America, Philadelphia, 1986-1990. Director Blackwell N.A., Lake Oswego, 1990-1995. Advisor, consultant United States Information Agency, Washington, 1990-1992.

    Membership

    Served to sergeant United States Army Reserve, 1956-1962. Member American Library. Association, American Bookseller Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, swimming, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Judith Ann Healy, June 28, 1959. Children: Scott F., Terri L., Keith T.
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    Born March 20, 1938
    • 1959
      Tri-State University
    • 1959 - 1967
      Various finance positions United States Steel Corporation
      Gary, Indiana, United States
    • 1968 - 1986
      senior, vice president Baker and Taylor Company division W.R. Grace and Company
    • 1987 - 1989
      president, Ingram International Nashville
    • 1987 - 1989
      president, Ingram International Nashville
    • 1990
      president, Blackwell North America
      Lake Oswego, Oregon, United States
    • 1990
      Chief Executive Officer, Blackwell North America
      Lake Oswego, Oregon, United States