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Computer and communications executive

George Frank Sekely, Hungarian, Canadian computer and communications executive. Registered professional engineer, Ontario, Canada.

Background

Sekely, George Frank was born on March 22, 1931 in Budapest, Hungary. Came to Canada, 1956. Son of Alfred and Vilma (Polak) Szekely.

Education

Diploma civil engineering, Technology University of Budapest, 1953.

Career

Design engineer Department Construction, Budapest, 1953-1956. Chief engineer A.M. Lount and Associates, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1957-1959. Various management positions International Business Machines Corporation Canada, 1959-1964.

Manager systems engineering technical programs International Business Machines Corporation World Trade, New York City, 1964-1969. Branch manager International Business Machines Corporation Canada, Montreal, Quebec, 1969-1971. General manager C&S, 1971-1972.

Vice president computers and communications Canada Pacific Limited, Toronto, 1972-1992. President CSX Technology, Jacksonville, Florida, since 1992. Senior vice president CSX Transportation, since 1992.

Program chairman, secretary Canada Information Processing Society, Montreal, 1973-1975.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Ontario, Canada.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Home and school executive Parent-Teachers Association, Montreal, 1969-1971. Cub scout executive Boy Scouts Canada, Montreal, 1971-1972. Member Association Professional Engineers of Ontario, Association American Railroads (executive committee, chairman general committee data systems division 1976-1981), Senneville Yacht Club (commodore 1978-1980), Epping Forest Yacht Club, River Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, reading, music.

Connections

Married Veronique M. Dezseny, April 23, 1955. Children– Robert F., Sandra M.

father:
Alfred Szekely

mother:
Vilma (Polak) Szekely

spouse:
Veronique M. Dezseny

children:
Robert F. Sekely

Sandra M. Sekely