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James Edwin Brands

James Edwin Brands, American medical products executive. Certified Public Accountant, Missouri. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants, Bellerive Country Club (St. Louis), Country Club of the South (Atlanta).

Background

  • Brands, James Edwin was born on July 5, 1937 in Lebanon, Indiana, United States. Son of Edwin Herman and Pearl Irene (Brown) Brands.

  • Education

    • AB, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1959. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1961. Juris Doctor, Kennedy-Western University, Boise, Idaho, 1992.

    Career

    • Staff accountant, manager Arthur Andersen, Chicago, 1961-1971, partner St. Louis, 1971-1982. Senior vice president Scherer-Storz, Inc., 1982-1986, board directors. Vice chairman, Chief Financial Officer Scherer Healthcare Inc., Atlanta, 1982-1995.

      Executive vice president Scherer Science Ltd., 1986-1995. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Marquest Medical Products, Inc., Denver, 1993-1995. Chief Financial Officer Wilson Pest Control, Inc., Atlanta, 1997-1999.

      Senior executive vice president Able Telcom Holding Corporation, 1999—2001. President Brands & Co, since 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Missouri.

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants, Bellerive Country Club (St. Louis), Country Club of the South (Atlanta).

    Connections

    • Married Gail Marian Knight, September 12, 1959. Children: Jeffrey, Scot, Alan, Susan.
    • father: Edwin Herman Brands
    • mother: Pearl Irene (Brown) Brands
    • spouse: Gail Marian Knight
    • children: Jeffrey Brands
    • Scot Brands
    • Alan Brands
    • Susan Brands
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