John Leland Platner Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1954; postgraduate, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Corporation vice president, Allis-Chalmers Corporation, Milwaukee, 1976-1988; vice president strategic planning and business development, Allis-Chalmers Corporation, Milwaukee, 1982-1983; vice president technical, Allis-Chalmers Corporation, Milwaukee, 1983-1984; president Allis. Chalmers Energy and Minerals Company, Allis-Chalmers Corporation, Milwaukee, 1984-1988; president Allis-Chalmers Solids Process Equipment Company, Allis-Chalmers Corporation, Milwaukee, 1986-1988; president, Boliden Allis, Inc., Milwaukee, 1988-1990; president, Svedala Inc., Milwaukee, since 1991; also board directors, Svedala Inc., Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Served to captain United States Air Force, 1954-1957. Member American Mining Congress (board governors manufacturers division), American Management Association, American Southern Mechanical Engineers, Society Mining Engineers.
Son of Lyle K. and Irma Amelia (Mundshau) P. m. Mary Lois Singer, June 19, 1954. Children: Teresa Ann, Karen Jean, Susan Marie, Thomas Charles, Jean Marie, Patricia Annual.