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John David Wertheim

John David Wertheim, British investment and manufacturing executive. Open scholar Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 1963; Thouron fellow University Pennsylvania, 1971. Member Northwest Business Leadership Team, England, since 1995.

Background

  • Wertheim, John David was born on March 12, 1945 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. Came to the United States, 1971. Son of Paul and Edith (Gale) Wertheim.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Biochemistry, University Cambridge, 1966. Master of Arts, University Cambridge, 1970. Master of Business Administration in Finance, Wharton School, University Pennsylvania, 1973.

      Master of Arts in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1977.

    Career

    • With Pfizer Ltd., London and Sandwich, England, 1966-1969, United Molasses Company, London, 1969-1971, Sandoz Group, United States and Europe, 1974-1982, Allied-Signal, Inc., Morristown, 1982-1986. President, chairman Commonwealth Investment Company, Inc., Madison, New Jersey, since 1986. Director Penrice Ltd., Adelaide, South Australia, 1989-1996, deputy chairman South Australia, 1991-1996, Brunner Mond Group plc, Northwich, Cheshire, England, 1991-1995, chief executive England, since 1995, chairman England, since 1998.

      Director Prospect St. International Fund PCC Ltd., Guernsey, since 1999.

    Membership

    Member Northwest Business Leadership Team, England, since 1995.

    Connections

    • Married.
    • father: Paul Wertheim
    • mother: Edith (Gale) Wertheim
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    Born March 12, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      University Cambridge
    • 1970
      University Cambridge
    • 1973
      Wharton School
    • 1977
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1966 - 1969
      With Pfizer Limited
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1969 - 1971
      With Pfizer Limited
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1974 - 1982
      With Pfizer Limited
    • 1982 - 1986
      With Pfizer Limited
      Morristown, New Jersey, United States
    • 1986
      president, Commonwealth Investment Company
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1986
      chairman, Commonwealth Investment Company
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1989 - 1996
      director, Penrice Limited
      Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    • 1991 - 1995
      director, Penrice Limited
      Northwich, Cheshire, United Kingdom
    • 1999
      director, Prospect St. International Fund PCC Limited
      Guernsey
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