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John Robert Anderson

John Robert Anderson, American manufacturing executive. Member executive committee Michigan Statewide Health Coordinating Council, 1975-1977. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1958-1961. Member National Planning Association (trustee, vice chairman, member committee on changing international realities), Centerport Yacht Club.

Background

  • Anderson, John Robert was born on June 26, 1936 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert Elmer and Alma Evelyn (Webster) Anderson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts South Carolina, 1958. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1963.

    Career

    • Assistant controller Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1972-1973, director diversified products analysis, 1973-1974, assistant treasurer, 1974-1977, finance operations planning director, 1977-1978. President Ford Motor Land Development Corporation, 1978-1983. Senior vice president, chief finance officer, director Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, Chicago, 1983-1989.

      Vice chairman, chief administrative officer, Chief Financial Officer, director Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc., Akron, Ohio, 1989-1990. Vice chairman, director, Chief Financial Officer Grumman Corporation, Bethpage, New York, since 1991. Board directors Telxon Corporation.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member executive committee Michigan Statewide Health Coordinating Council, 1975-1977. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1958-1961. Member National Planning Association (trustee, vice chairman, member committee on changing international realities), Centerport Yacht Club.

    Connections

    • Married Carole Kilgore, January 5, 1980. 1stepchild, Christine Anne. Married Sherry Floe, June 4, 1958 (divorced 1979).

      Children: Robin Evelyn, Douglas Carl, Dana Katharine, Judith Carol.
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    • 1958
      University South Carolina
    • 1963
      Stanford University
    • 1972 - 1973
      Assistant, controller Ford Motor Company
      Dearborn, Michigan, United States
    • 1978 - 1983
      president, Ford Motor Land Development Corporation
    • 1983 - 1989
      senior, Firestone Tire & Rubber Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1983 - 1989
      chief finance officer, Firestone Tire & Rubber Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1983 - 1989
      director, Firestone Tire & Rubber Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1989 - 1990
      vice chairman
      Akron, Ohio, United States
    • 1989 - 1990
      chief administrative officer
      Akron, Ohio, United States
    • 1991
      vice chairman
      Bethpage, New York, United States
    • 1991
      director
      Bethpage, New York, United States
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