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James Robb Birle

investor

James Robb Birle, American investor. former trustee Villanova University, since 2005.

Background

Birle, James Robb was born on January 25, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John George and Mildred C. (Donnelly) Birle.

Education

Business Systems Modernization-Energy, Villanova University, 1958.

Career

With General Electric Company, San Jose, California, 1958, general manager nuclear energy business, 1969-1977, vice president, general manager far east business division New York City, 1977-1981, vice president, general manager air condition division Louisville, 1981-1982, senior vice president, group executive construction and engineering services group Westport, Conn, 1982-1985, senior vice president corporation trading operations New York City, 1985-1988. Partner The Blackstone Group, 1988-1994. Co-chairman, Chief Executive Officer Collins & Aikman Group, 1988-1994.

Chairman Resolute Partners, LLC, Village of Golf, Florida, since 1994. Non-executive chairman Massachusetts Mutual Finance Services Company, since 2005. Board directors Massachusetts Mutual Finance Services corporation since 1992, chairman board Mass Mutual Finance Group.

Former member Transparency International.

Membership

Former trustee Villanova University, since 2005.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, golf, reading, sailing.

Connections

Married Mary Margaret McDaniels, January 28, 1961. Children– James Robb, Junior, Anne Margaret, Alexandra Lea, John George II.

father:
John George Birle

mother:
Mildred C. (Donnelly) Birle

spouse:
Mary Margaret McDaniels

children:
James Robb Birle

Junior Birle

Anne Margaret Birle

Alexandra Lea Birle

John George II Birle