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James John Forese

James John Forese, American investment company executive. Trustee Rensselear Polytech. Institute; member College of Business Administration Foundation advisory council College Business Administration; member engineering foundation advisory council College Engineering University Texas-Austin.

Background

  • Forese, James John was born on December 31, 1935 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel and Edith (Mastrangelo) Forese.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytech. Institute; Master of Business Administration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Career

    • With International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, New York, 1959—1995. Executive vice president, chief operating officer IKON Office Solutions, Inc. (formerly Alcoa Standard Corporation), 1996—1997, executive vice president, president international operations, 1997—1998, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1998—2000, chairman, 2000—2003.

      Operating partner, chief operating officer Thayer Capital Partners, Washington, since 2003. Chairman Spherion Corporation. Board directors Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., since 2003, BFI Income Trust, Mistras Holdings, Naumann Hobbs Material Handling, Inc., Quadel Consulting, RoadrunnerDawes, Inc, Suntron Corporation, Tokyo Electro Acoustic Company Aerospace Technologies.

    Membership

    Trustee Rensselear Polytech. Institute; member College of Business Administration Foundation advisory council College Business Administration. Member engineering foundation advisory council College Engineering University Texas-Austin.

    Connections

    • Married Florine Skutnik, June 27, 1959. Children: Laura Lee, James Anthony, Diane Edith, John Thomas.
    • father: Samuel Forese
    • mother: Edith (Mastrangelo) Forese
    • spouse: Florine Skutnik
    • children: Laura Lee Forese
    • James Anthony Forese
    • Diane Edith Forese
    • John Thomas Forese
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    Nationality
    • 1959 - 1995
      With International Business Machines Corporation
      Armonk, New York, United States
    • 1996 - 1997
      executive, vice president
    • 2003
      operating partner, s
      Washington, United States
    • 2003
      chief operating officer Thayer Capital Partner, s
      Washington, United States
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