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Pierre Claude Guerindon

Pierre Claude Guerindon, French construction equipment company executive.


  • Guerindon, Pierre Claude was born on April 24, 1927 in Paris. Came to the United States, 1980. Son of Georges Jean and Marie Antoinette Claudia (Pilon) Guerindon.

  • Education

    • Mechanical Engineering,C.E., Ecole National Superieur Arts et Metiers aix France, 1949.


    • Manager manufacturing Caterpillar France S.A., Grenoble, 1961-1968, assistant plant manager, 1969, president, 1968-1976. Managing director Caterpillar Belgium S.A., Gosselies, 1976-1980. Vice president Caterpillar Inc.

      (formerly Caterpillar Tractor Company), Peoria, Illinois, 1980-1986, executive vice president, 1986-1990, group president, from 1990. Director Ateliers de Constructions Electriques de Charleroi, Brussels, 1980-1987.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Board directors Business School Institute Administration Enterprise, Grenoble, France, 1968-1976, Greater Peoria Young Men’s Christian Association, 1982-1984. Vice president Amis de L' Universite, Grenoble, 1970-1976. Served with French Army, 1949-1950.

    Member French Civil Engineers, National Engineer Arts et Metiers, Fabrimetal National Metallurgh Professional Association (board directors), American Chamber of Commerce (president Southeast Region France 1970-1976), Society Manufacturing Engineers Manufacturing Engineering Education Foundation (board directors 1985-1987). Clubs: Ivy (Peoria); Royal Ocean Racing (London). American Radio Relay (Newington Connecticut).

    Lodges: Rotary.


    • Married Arlette Jeanne Lagacherie, August 11, 1949. 1 child, Philippe.
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    Born April 24, 1927
    Died September 8, 2007
    (aged 80)
    • 1949
      Ecole National Superieur Arts et Metiers aix France
    • 1961 - 1968
      Manager, manufacturing Caterpillar France Societe Anonyme
      Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes, France
    • 1976 - 1980
      managing director, Caterpillar Belgium Societe Anonyme
      Gosselies, Hainaut, Belgium
    • 1980 - 1986
      vice president, Caterpillar Incorporated (formerly Caterpillar Tractor Company)
      Peoria, Arizona, United States
    • 1980 - 1987
      director, Ateliers de Constructions Electriques de Charleroi
      Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium
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