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Gerard Bertram Rivette

Gerard Bertram Rivette, American manufacturing executive. Trustee University Kansas City, 1983-1995, Midwest Research, Institute, 1983-1993; board directors Monterey Institute International Studies, since 1989.

Background

  • Rivette, Gerard Bertram was born on May 18, 1932 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of George Francis and Helen (McCarthy) Rivette.

  • Education

    • AB, Syracuse University, 1954. Postgraduate, University Buffalo, 1959. Postgraduate, Rutgers University, 1965.

      Doctor of Humane Letters, Monterey Institute Intrnational Studies, 1998.

    Career

    • Owner-manager Rivette Sales and Service, Syracuse, 1950-1954. Sales representative Sperry-Rand, Inc., Elmira, New York, 1954-1955. With Hewitt-Robins Inc., Buffalo, 1955-1962, manager conveyor equipment sales Passaic, New Jersey, 1962-1965.

      President Hewitt-Robins (Canada) Ltd., Montreal, 1965-1969, also director. Canada regional manager Hewitt-Robins Inc., 1965-1969. President Conergics Corporation, Kansas City, Kansas, 1970-1986, Mid-West Conveyer Company, 1970-1986, Alpine Metals Company, Salt Lake City, Con Cal Corporation, Orange, California.

      Chairman board Versa Corporation, Mount Sterling, Ohio, 1972-1986, Baker Erection Company, Kansas City, Missouri, 1971-1986, Arrowhead Conveyer Corporation, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1979-1986, Conveyer Sales and Manufacturing, Seattle, 1983-1986. Chairman board, president Conveyer Corporation American, Fort Worth, 1978-1986, Mayfran International Inc., Cleveland, 1984-1986, Mayfran Limburg B.V., The Netherlands, 1984-1986, Guardian Resources Ltd., Palo Alto, California, from 1982. Chairman board Jeffrey Chain Company, Morristown, Tennessee, 1985-1996, Whitney Chain Corporation, Morristown, 1985-1996.

      Chairman board, president Guardian Resources Ltd., Redwood City, 1966-1991, Jeffrey Chain Canada Inc., Toronto, 1987-1996. Chairman board Intelligent Software International Inc., Redwood City, 1985-1996, Tsubakimoto Mayfran, Osaka, Japan, 1984-1986, Greaves Midwest Engineering Ltd., Bangalore, India, 1977-1986. Board directors Jeffrey Chain Canada, Toronto.

    Membership

    Trustee University Kansas City, 1983-1995, Midwest Research, Institute, 1983-1993. Board directors Monterey Institute International Studies, since 1989.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Anne Yates, June 20, 1953. Children: Kevin Gerard, Brian Yates.
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    Died December 12, 2003
    (aged 71)
    • 1954
      Syracuse University
    • 1959
      University Buffalo
    • 1965
      Rutgers University
    • 1998
      Monterey Institute Intl. Studies
    • 1950 - 1954
      Owner-manager Rivette Sales and Service
      Syracuse, New York, United States
    • 1954 - 1955
      sales representative Sperry-Rand
      Elmira, New York, United States
    • 1955 - 1962
      with Hewitt-Robins Incorporated
      Buffalo, New York, United States
    • 1965 - 1969
      president, Hewitt-Robins (Canada) Limited
      Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Quebec, Canada
    • 1965 - 1969
      Canada regional manager, Hewitt-Robins Incorporated
    • 1966 - 1991
      chairman, Guardian Resources Limited
      Redwood City, California, United States
    • 1966 - 1991
      president, Guardian Resources Limited
      Redwood City, California, United States
    • 1970 - 1986
      president, Conergics Corporation
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1970 - 1986
      president, Conergics Corporation
    • 1972 - 1986
      chairman, board Versa Corporation
      Mount Sterling, Kentucky, United States
    • 1978 - 1986
      chairman, Conveyer Corporation American
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States
    • 1978 - 1986
      president, Conveyer Corporation American
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States
    • 1983 - 1986
      chairman, board Versa Corporation
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      chairman, board Intelligent Software International Incorporated
      Osaka, Japan
    • 1984 - 1986
      chairman, Conveyer Corporation American
    • 1984 - 1986
      president, Conveyer Corporation American
    • 1985 - 1996
      chairman, board Jeffrey Chain Company
      Morristown, New Jersey, United States
    • 1985 - 1996
      chairman, board Jeffrey Chain Company
      Morristown, New Jersey, United States
    • 1985 - 1996
      chairman, board Intelligent Software International Incorporated
      Redwood City, California, United States
    • 1987 - 1996
      chairman, Guardian Resources Limited
      Toronto, Ohio, United States
    • 1987 - 1996
      president, Guardian Resources Limited
      Toronto, Ohio, United States
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