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Alan B. Anixter Edit Profile

Electrical company executive

Alan B. Anixter, American electrical company executive. Member Tamarind Country Cub, Morningside Country Club, Standard Club, Northmoor Country Club.

Background

Anixter, Alan B. was born on July 25, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Julius B. and Zelda (Rogoff) Anixter.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1941. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1943.

Career

With Webster-Chicago Corporation, 1941-1943. Partner Telmor Engineering Company, Chicago, 1943-1946. Vice president sales Rhode Island Insulated Wire Company, Cranston, 1946-1952.

Partner Manufacturers Agency, Chicago, 1953-1957. President Anixter Brothers, Inc., Skokie, Illinois, 1957-1985, chief executive officer, from 1985, chairman, 1985-1988. President Alanburt, Inc., Northbrook, from 1989.

Director Cregier Electrical Manufacturers Company, Mark Products, Royal Electrical Company, Turmac, Ltd.

Membership

Member Tamarind Country Cub, Morningside Country Club, Standard Club, Northmoor Country Club.

Connections

Married Gail Annenberg, November 6, 1943. Children: James, Scott.

father:
Julius B. Anixter

mother:
Zelda (Rogoff) Anixter

spouse:
Gail Annenberg

child:
James Anixter

child:
Scott Anixter