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Glass company executive

John Douglas Head, American glass company executive. Board directors Franklin Wright Settlements, Detroit, 1977-1980, 88—; director school board International School, Turin, 1972-1976; president International Business Men's Group, Lisbon, Portugal, 1965-1966. Served with United States Army, 1946-1947. Member of National, Granite (Toronto); Country of Detroit.

Background

Head, John Douglas was born on November 28, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Herbert and Alice (Hewitt) Head.

Education

Bachelor in Business Administration, Wittenberg University, 1950.

Career

Manager finance Ford of Portugal, Lisbon, 1962-1966, Ford of Italy, Rome, 1966-1969, Ford of Europe, Warley, England, 1969-1971. President, chief executive officer Ford Ghia Operations, Turin, Italy, 1971-1976. Division controller Ford Glass Division, Detroit, 1976-1981.

President, chief executive officer Ford Glass Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1981-1987. Chairman class task force Ford Glass Division, Detroit, 1988, director float planning, analysis and sales, since 1989. Director Lamilite Inc., Saratoga Springs, New York.

Membership

Board directors Franklin Wright Settlements, Detroit, 1977-1980, 88—. Director school board International School, Turin, 1972-1976. President International Business Men's Group, Lisbon, Portugal, 1965-1966.

Served with United States Army, 1946-1947. Member of National, Granite (Toronto). Country of Detroit.

Connections

Married Carol Edythe Seidel, October 14, 1960. Children: Cynthia Carol, Jeffrey David.

father:
Herbert Head

mother:
Alice (Hewitt) Head

spouse:
Carol Edythe Seidel

child:
Cynthia Carol Head

child:
Jeffrey David Head