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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 & Company, Chicago, 1961-1971;partner, Arthur Andersen & Company, St. Louis, 1971-1982;senior vice president, Scherer-Storz, Inc., St. Louis, 1982-1986;vice chairman, Chief Financial Officer, Scherer Healthcare Inc., Atlanta, 1982-1995;executive vice president, Scherer Science Ltd., Atlanta, 1986-1995;chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Marquest Medical Products, Inc., Denver, 1993-1995;Chief Financial Officer, Wilson Pest Control, Inc., Atlanta, 1997-1999. Chairman, Board Of Directors Ramco Acquisitions, Inc., Atlanta. Board directors, vice president BodyCare Inc., Atlanta, Maximum Benefits, LLC, Atlanta, Throwleigh Technologies LLC, Atlanta.

Board directors, president Georgia American Land Company, Atlanta. President Brands & Company, since 1981.

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.