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Louis Robert Ross

Louis Robert Ross, American automotive company executive. Recipient Outstanding Alumnus award Michigan State University, 1980, Corporation Leadership award Wayne State University, 1988. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

  • Ross, Louis Robert was born on March 23, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Louis Robert and Sadie Madge (Stobbe) Ross.

  • Education

    • BME, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1954. Master of Business Administration, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1972.

    Career

    • With Ford Motor Company, since 1955. Vice president Ford Brazil, Sao Paulo, 1973-1975. Appointed director Ford Motor Company, 1985, vice president, general manager tractor division Troy, Michigan, 1975-1977, executive vice president diversified products operations, 1977-1979, executive vice president car product development North America automotive operations, 1979-1983, executive vice president technical staffs, from 1983-1985, executive vice president operations, 1985-1986, executive vice president international automotive operations, since 1986, vice chairman, since 1993.

      Board directors Ford Motor Company, Ford Aerospace & Communications Corporation.

    Membership

    Member Society Automotive Engineers, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma. Clubs: Bloomfield Hills Country.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Ann Lory, June 20, 1953. Children: Stephen Charles, Philip Elliott.
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    Born March 23, 1932
    • 1954
      Wayne State University
    • 1972
      Michigan State University
    • 1955
      With Ford Motor Company
    • 1973 - 1975
      vice president, Ford Brazil
      Sao Paulo, Brazil, Brazil
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