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Diversified manufacturing company executive

James Frederick Bere, American Diversified manufacturing company executive. Trustee University of Chicago Served as Lieutenant Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member American Management Association, Business Council, Alpha Tau Omega.

Background

Bere, James Frederick was born on July 25, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Lambert Senior and Madeline (Van Tatenhove) Bere.

Education

Student, Calvin College, 1940-1942;Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1946;Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1950.

Career

With, Clearing Machine Corporation division United States Industries, Inc., 1946-1953;general manager, Clearing Machine Corporation division United States Industries, Inc., 1953-1956;general manager, Axelson Manufacturing Company division, 1956;president, Axelson Manufacturing Company division, 1957-1961;president, general manager Borg & Beck division, Borg-Warner Corporation, Chicago, 1961-1964;group vice president, Borg-Warner Corporation, Chicago, 1964-1966;executive vice president automotive, Borg-Warner Corporation, Chicago, 1966-1968;corporation president, Borg-Warner Corporation, Chicago, 1968-1984;chief Executive officer, Borg-Warner Corporation, Chicago, 1972-1986;chief Executive officer, Chairman of the Board, Borg-Warner Corporation, Chicago, since 1987. Board directors Abbott laboratories, North Chicago, Time-Warner Inc., Ameritech, Tribune Company, Temple-Inland Inc., K-Mart Corporation.

Membership

Trustee University of Chicago Served as Lieutenant Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member American Management Association, Business Council, Alpha Tau Omega.

Connections

Married Barbara Van Dellen, June 27, 1947. Children– Robert Paul, James Frederick, David Lambert, Lynn Barbara, Becky Annual.

father:
Lambert Senior Bere

mother:
Madeline (Van Tatenhove) Bere

spouse:
Barbara Van Dellen

child:
Robert Paul Bere

child:
James Frederick Bere

child:
David Lambert Bere

child:
Lynn Barbara Bere

child:
Becky Annual Bere