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John Psarouthakis, Greek Transportation components manufacturing company executive ( ind: manufacturing)transportation components manufacturing company executive. Member American Management Association, American Metals Society, Business International, Conf.Bd., Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Greek American Cultural Association (founder, chairman), Pancretan Association American (former president El Greco chapter).

Background

Psarouthakis, John was born on June 29, 1932 in Chania, Crete, Greece. Arrived in the United States, 1952, naturalized, 1963. Son of Michael and Stamatia (Tsikouldani) Psarouthakis.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University Maryland, 1965.

Graduate, Program for Executives, Graduate School Industrial Management, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1968. Doctor of Science(honorary), Cleary College.

Career

Engineer Power Stations, Boston Edison, 1955—1958. Research and Development department manager Martin Marietta/Thermo Electron Corporation, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1958—1966. Director technical and new product planning Allis Chambers Corporation, Milwaukee, 1966—1970.

Corporation vice president planning and engineering Masco Corporation, Taylor, Michigan, 1970—1973, group vice president international operations and international corporation development, 1973—1977. President, founder, chairman J.P. Industries, Inc., Ann Arbor, since 1978. Board directors Comerica Inc., Detroit, Comerica Bank, Detroit, Edwards Brothers, Inc., Ann Arbor, EMCO Ltd., Canada.

President Mariani S.P.A., Italy. Lecturer Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University Maryland, College Park, Chalmers Tech.U., Gothenberg, Sweden, Washington University, St. Louis, Graduate School Industrial Administration Carnegie-Mellon University, Graduate School Business University Michigan, Ann Arbor, numerous other lecturers and workshops.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Chairman advisory board Center Eastern Michigan University, first chairman. Advisory committee Research and Development Strategic Fund Michigan, Lansing. Pryor Foundation award committee Graduate School Business University Michigan.

Member development committee, sustaining fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Member development council Graduate School Industrial Administration Carnegie-Mellon University. Member visiting committee Grad School Business University Michigan.

Member Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Member American Management Association, American Metals Society, Business International Conference Board, Greek American Cultural Association (founder, chairman), Pancretan Association American (former president El Greco chapter).

Connections

Married Inga Lundgren, August 1, 1959. Children: Michael, Peter.

father:
Michael Psarouthakis

mother:
Stamatia (Tsikouldani) Psarouthakis

spouse:
Inga Lundgren

child:
Michael Psarouthakis

child:
Peter Psarouthakis