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Automotive executive

David Richard Platt, American automotive executive. Board directors Detroit Junior Achievement, since 1982; board directors Consortium for Human Development, Troy, Michigan, since 1982. Served to corporal United States Army, 1945-1947. Member of Meadowbrook Country (Northville, Michigan); Detroit Athletic.

Background

Platt, David Richard was born on October 29, 1927 in Pittsburgh. Son of Adam P. and Magdalen M. (Wasel) Platt.

Education

Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1950. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1955.

Career

Purchasing director PAACAR, Inc., Seattle, 1966-1968. President Sicard, Inc., Montreal, Que, Canada, 1968-1971. Procurement executive Ford Motor Company, Detroit, 1971-1980.

Vice president Chrysler Corporation, since 1980.

Membership

Board directors Detroit Junior Achievement, since 1982. Board directors Consortium for Human Development, Troy, Michigan, since 1982. Served to corporal United States Army, 1945-1947.

Member of Meadowbrook Country (Northville, Michigan). Detroit Athletic.

Connections

Married Mary Grace Metford, June 12, 1954. Children: Susan Kay, Cindy Ellen, Michael Adam.

father:
Adam P. Platt

mother:
Magdalen M. (Wasel) Platt

spouse:
Mary Grace Metford

child:
Susan Kay Platt

child:
Cindy Ellen Platt

child:
Michael Adam Platt