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Automobile company executive

John Alfred Cook, Canadian automobile company executive. Member Automobile Importers American Inc. (board directors) Clubs: Canadian Metropolitan (New York City); Prospectors, Lakeridge Tennis.

Background

Cook, John Alfred was born on July 11, 1927 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Came to the United States, 1969. Son of George Minto and Margaret (Hamon) Cook.

Education

Student, McMaster University of Canberra, 1947. Certified in Marketing Management, University Western Ontario, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Northwood Institute, 1986.

Career

District manager, General Motors Products Canada Ltd., London, Ontario, 1954-1958;with various divisions, Volkswagen Canada, 1958-1966;managing director, Volkswagen Australia Ltd., Melbourne, 1966-1969;vice president marketing, Volkswagen of America Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1970;vice president, Porsche Audi Operations, 1970-1974;president, Bayerische Motoren Werke of North America, Montvale, New Jersey, 1974-1983;president, Porsche Cars North America Inc., 1984-1988;director, Bayerische Motoren Werke Eastern Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1976-1983. Board directors Fiberglass Engineering Inc.

Membership

Member Automobile Importers American Inc. (board directors) Clubs: Canadian Metropolitan (New York City). Prospectors, Lakeridge Tennis.

Connections

Married Beverly Esther Blaney, October 28, 1950 (divorced 1981). Children– Carol, Mary Ellen, W. John, Margaret, Peter. Married Linda V. Hubbard, December 19, 1981.

Stepchildren– Ryan Hubbard, Morgan Hubbard.

father:
George Minto Cook

mother:
Margaret (Hamon) Cook

spouse:
Beverly Esther Blaney

spouse:
Linda V. Hubbard

child:
Carol Cook

child:
Mary Ellen Cook

child:
W. John Cook

child:
Margaret Cook

child:
Peter Cook

child:
Ryan Hubbard Cook

child:
Morgan Hubbard Cook