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Manufacturing company executive

Josef Leonz Kuhn, American Manufacturing company executive. Board of directors Walker The Art Institute of Chicago; Member French American Chamber of Commerce (board directors since 1989).

Background

Kuhn, Josef Leonz was born on February 3, 1926 in Wohlen, Aargau, Switzerland. Came to the United States, 1952.

Education

Mechanical Engineer, Kt. Technikum Winterthur, Switzerland, 1952.

Career

With, 3M Company, since 1952;design engineer, St. Paul, 1952-1957;plant engineer, London, Ontario, Canada, 1957;chief engineer, Australia, 1958-1962;director engineering, Paris, 1962-1963;general manager, Bauchet, France, 1963-1967;European manufacturing manager graphic systems, Neuilly, France, 1967-1971;managing director, Diegem, Belguim, 1971-1972;senior managing director Sumitomo 3M Ltd., Japan, 1972-1975;president, general manager, London, Ontario, 1975-1981;vice president European operations, St. Paul, 1981-1982;group vice president, tape and automotive group, St. Paul, 1982-1989;senior vice president engineering quality and manufacturing services, St. Paul, since 1989. Board directors Yale and Nutone, Inc.

Membership

Board of directors Walker The Art Institute of Chicago. Member French American Chamber of Commerce (board directors since 1989).

Connections

Married Susanne J. Clifford, February 20, 1960. Children: Nicholas J., Heidi S.

spouse:
Susanne J. Clifford

child:
Nicholas J. Kuhn

child:
Heidi S. Kuhn