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James Gordon Buick, American corporate executive. Trustee Spring Arbor (Michigan) College; past executive secretary pension board Free Methodist Church of N.A.; past trustee Dearborn (Michigan) Board of Education; past chairman finance council III Machinery and Allied Products Institute; past board directors Chicago chapter Finance Executives Institute; Member Gospel Music Association (board directors since 1987).

Background

Buick, James Gordon was born on September 9, 1932 in Beecher City, Illinois, United States. Son of Gordon Robert and Hazel Angeline (Day) Buick.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Greenville (Illinois) College, 1954;Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1960.

Career

Divisional controller, Lincoln-Mercury division Ford Motor Company, 1969-1975;deputy controller, Clark Equipment Inc., Buchanan, Michigan, 1975-1976;corporation controller, Skokie (Illinois) Controller Administration, 1976-1978;vice president, controller, Skokie (Illinois) Controller Administration, 1978-1981;vice president, general manager, BRC division Brunswick Corporation, 1981-1984;president, chief Executive officer, Zondervan Corporation, Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 1984;also board directors, Zondervan Corporation. Board directors Book Industry Study Group, New York City.

Membership

Trustee Spring Arbor (Michigan) College. Past executive secretary pension board Free Methodist Church of N.A. Past trustee Dearborn (Michigan) Board of Education.

Past chairman finance council III Machinery and Allied Products Institute. Past board directors Chicago chapter Finance Executives Institute. Member Gospel Music Association (board directors since 1987).

Connections

Married Betty Berneil King, September 11, 1952. Children: Gregory James, Robert William, Julaine, Berneil.

father:
Gordon Robert Buick

mother:
Hazel Angeline (Day) Buick

spouse:
Betty Berneil King

child:
Gregory James Buick

child:
Robert William Buick

child:
Julaine Buick

child:
Berneil Buick