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Richard William Vieser

Richard William Vieser, American electrical manufacturing company executive. With United States Army, 1946-1948, Korea. Member Automotive President Council, Society Automotive Engineers, Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association (chairman), Theta Delta Chi, Baltusrol Golf Club, Pine Valley (New Jersey) Golf Club, Morris County Golf Club.

Background

  • Vieser, Richard William was born on November 14, 1927 in Newark. Son of William L. and Viola S. (Coltorti) Vieser.

  • Education

    • AB, Lafayette College, 1951.

    Career

    • Management trainee Western Electric Company, New York City, 1951-1952. Sales manager to division manager Chatham electronics corporation/Tung Sol Electric, Livingston, New Jersey, 1954-1966. Division general manager Wagner Electric Corporation, 1966-1970, vice president, 1970, group vice president, 1971-1973, president, 1973-1974, chief executive officer, 1974-1979.

      Executive vice president Studebaker Worthington, 1979, McGraw-Edison Company, 1979-1984. President, chief operating officer McGraw-Edison Company (now Cooper Industries), 1984-1985. Chairman, chief executive officer Florida Industries, Inc., 1985-1989, Midland Ross Corporation, New Jersey, 1986-1989.

      Chairman, president, chief executive officer Lear Siegler Diversified Holdings Corporation, Livingston, 1987-1989. Board directors Varian Associates, Control Data Corporation, Dresser Industries, Sybron Corporation, Indresco, Berg Electronics.

    Membership

    With United States Army, 1946-1948, Korea. Member Automotive President Council, Society Automotive Engineers, Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association (chairman), Theta Delta Chi, Baltusrol Golf Club, Pine Valley (New Jersey) Golf Club, Morris County Golf Club.

    Connections

    • Married Lois Barbara Johnson, September 8, 1951. Children: Richard, Cheryl Vieser Kleckner, Cynthia, William, Jaime.
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    Born November 14, 1927
    • 1951
      Lafayette College
    • 1951 - 1952
      Management, trainee Western Electric Company
    • 1954 - 1966
      sales manager, to division manager Chatham Electronics Corporation/Tung Sol Electric
      Livingston, New Jersey, United States
    • 1979
      executive, vice president Studebaker Worthington
    • 1979 - 1984
      executive, vice president Studebaker Worthington
    • 1984 - 1985
      president, McGraw-Edison Company (now Cooper Industries)
    • 1984 - 1985
      chief operating officer, McGraw-Edison Company (now Cooper Industries)
    • 1985 - 1989
      chairman, officer Florida Industries
    • 1985 - 1989
      chief executive, officer Florida Industries
    • 1986 - 1989
      chairman, officer Florida Industries
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1986 - 1989
      chief executive, officer Florida Industries
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      chairman, officer Lear Siegler Diversified Holdings Corporation
      Livingston, New Jersey, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      president, officer Lear Siegler Diversified Holdings Corporation
      Livingston, New Jersey, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      chief executive, officer Lear Siegler Diversified Holdings Corporation
      Livingston, New Jersey, United States
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