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John Lanning O'Connor

John Lanning O'Connor, American automotive executive. Member Finance Executives Institute, Forest Lake Country Club.

Background

  • O'Connor, John Lanning was born on September 8, 1927 in Mount Kisco, New York, United States. Son of John Joseph and Mary April (Lanning) O'C.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Pace University, 1950.

    Career

    • With Ford Motor Company, subsidiary and divisions, since 1952. Various accounting and analytic positions Ford International, New York City and Dearborn, Michigan, 1952-1958. Finance manager Ford Portugal, Lisbon, 1958-1959.

      Director finance and administration Ford Italy, Rome, 1959-1963. Assistant controller product development Dearborn, 1964-1970. Controller General Products division, Rawsonville, Michigan, 1970-1975.

      General assistant controller finance staff Dearborn, 1975-1980. Controller North America Automotive Operations, 1981-1986, vice president administration, 1987. Vice president, controller Ford Motor Company, since 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Finance Executives Institute, Forest Lake Country Club.

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn Daphne Reynolds, April 19, 1952 (divorced November, 1982). Children: Kevin John, Geoffrey Reynolds, Caryn Elise, Stephen Jay, John Andrew.
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    Born September 8, 1927
    • 1950
      Pace University
    • 1952 - 1958
      various accounting, and analytic positions Ford International
      Michigan, United States
    • 1952
      With Ford Motor Company
    • 1958 - 1959
      finance manager, Ford Portugal
      Lisbon, New Hampshire, United States
    • 1959 - 1963
      director, finance and administration Ford Italy
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 1964 - 1970
      assistant, controller product development Dearborn
    • 1970 - 1975
      controller, General Products division
      Rawsonville, Western Cape, South Africa
    • 1975 - 1980
      general assistant, controller finance staff Dearborn
    • 1987
      vice president, Ford Motor Company
    • 1987
      controller, Ford Motor Company
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