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Michael Johann Samek

Michael Johann Samek was American manufacturing executive. Served to lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, 1941-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Association Computing Machinery, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Samek, Michael Johann was born on February 26, 1920 in Vienna, Austria. Came to the United States, 1939. Son of Berthold and Leontine (Bruell) Samek.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Vienna, 1938. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1951.

    Career

    • President Computech Incorporated, New York York City, 1956-1960. Vice president Data Systems ITT, Paramus, New Jersey, 1961-1964. Manager director international Auerbach Corporation, Europe and United States, 1964-1969.

      Vice president Celanese Corporation, New York City, 1969-1983. President Primary Care Software Inc., Riverhead, New York, 1987-1995. Chairman American Management Association Information Systems and Technology Council, 1960-1983.

      Chairman advisory committee on data processing City of New York, 1963—: volunteer consultant National Executive Services Corps., since 1983.

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, 1941-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Association Computing Machinery, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Edith Raymond, April 1948 (divorced 1961). Married Stacy Graham, December 20, 1964 (divorced 1974).
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    Born February 26, 1920
    Died April 21, 2007
    (aged 87)
    • 1938
      Vienna
    • 1951
      Columbia University
    • 1956 - 1960
      President, Computech Incorporated
    • 1961 - 1964
      vice president, Data Systems International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation
      Paramus, New Jersey, United States
    • 1964 - 1969
      manager, director international Auerbach Corporation
    • 1969 - 1983
      vice president, Celanese Corporation