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John Douglas Head

John Douglas Head, American glass company executive. Board directors Franklin Wright Settlements, Detroit, 1977-1980, 88—; director school board International School, Turin, 1972-1976; president International Business Men's Group, Lisbon, Portugal, 1965-1966. Served with United States Army, 1946-1947. Member of National, Granite (Toronto); Country of Detroit.

Background

  • Head, John Douglas was born on November 28, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Herbert and Alice (Hewitt) Head.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Business Administration, Wittenberg University, 1950.

    Career

    • Manager finance Ford of Portugal, Lisbon, 1962-1966, Ford of Italy, Rome, 1966-1969, Ford of Europe, Warley, England, 1969-1971. President, chief executive officer Ford Ghia Operations, Turin, Italy, 1971-1976. Division controller Ford Glass Division, Detroit, 1976-1981.

      President, chief executive officer Ford Glass Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1981-1987. Chairman class task force Ford Glass Division, Detroit, 1988, director float planning, analysis and sales, since 1989. Director Lamilite Inc., Saratoga Springs, New York.

    Membership

    Board directors Franklin Wright Settlements, Detroit, 1977-1980, 88—. Director school board International School, Turin, 1972-1976. President International Business Men's Group, Lisbon, Portugal, 1965-1966.

    Served with United States Army, 1946-1947. Member of National, Granite (Toronto). Country of Detroit.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Edythe Seidel, October 14, 1960. Children: Cynthia Carol, Jeffrey David.
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    Born November 28, 1927
    • 1950
      Wittenberg University
    • 1962 - 1966
      Manager, finance Ford of Portugal
      Lisbon, New Hampshire, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      Manager, finance Ford of Portugal
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 1969 - 1971
      Manager, finance Ford of Portugal
      Warley, Essex, United Kingdom
    • 1971 - 1976
      president, officer Ford Ghia Operations
      Turin, Piemonte, Italy
    • 1971 - 1976
      chief executive, officer Ford Ghia Operations
      Turin, Piemonte, Italy
    • 1976 - 1981
      division controller, Ford Glass Division
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1981 - 1987
      president, officer Ford Glass Limited
      Toronto, Ohio, United States
    • 1981 - 1987
      chief executive, officer Ford Glass Limited
      Toronto, Ohio, United States
    • 1988
      chairman, class task force Ford Glass Division
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
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