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Laurence Curt Seifert

communications company executive

Laurence Curt Seifert, American communications company executive. Recipient Weston medal, Distinguished Alumni award New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1990; M. Eugene Merchant Manufacturing Medal of American Society of Mechanical Engineers/Small and Medium Size Enterprises, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1995.

Background

Seifert, Laurence Curt was born on February 17, 1938 in Jersey City. Son of Curt August and Mabelle Martha (Bissig) Seifert.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1963.

Career

Communications systems engineer, Western Electric (now American Telephone & Telegraph Company), Newark, Sunnyvale, California, 1957-1969;manufacturing supervisor, Western Electric (now American Telephone & Telegraph Company), North Andover, Massachusetts, 1969-1972;with engineering management, Western Electric (now American Telephone & Telegraph Company), New York City, 1972-1977;with marketing management, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Morristown, New Jersey, 1977-1978;manufacturing engineering director, Western Electric (now American Telephone & Telegraph Company), Morristown, New Jersey, 1979-1981;manufacturing engineering director, Western Electric (now American Telephone & Telegraph Company), North Andover, Massachusetts, 1981-1983;manufacturing engineering director, Western Electric (now American Telephone & Telegraph Company), Oklahoma City, 1983-1985;manufacturing R & D vice president, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Princeton, New Jersey, 1985-1987;vice president engineering, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, 1987-1989;senior vice president sourcing and manufacturing, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, 1989-1997;senior vice president, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Wireless, Washington, since 1997. Board directors American Ridge Insurance Company, Burlington, Vermont, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Consumer Products, Ltd., Singapore, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Telecommunications Products, Ltd., Thailand.

Works

  • Author 7 published papers in field.

Membership

Member National Academy of Engineering, Manufacturing Studies Board National Research Council, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institute Industrial Engineers, Society Manufacturing Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, reading.

Connections

Married Lucretia Lillian Morgan, June 21, 1969. Children: Cynthia, Laura, Tanya, Thomas.

father:
Curt August Seifert

mother:
Mabelle Martha (Bissig) Seifert

spouse:
Lucretia Lillian Morgan

children:
Cynthia Seifert

Laura Seifert

Tanya Seifert

Thomas Seifert