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Construction equipment company executive

Pierre Claude Guerindon, French construction equipment company executive.

Background

Guerindon, Pierre Claude was born on April 24, 1927 in Paris. Came to the United States, 1980. Son of Georges Jean and Marie Antoinette Claudia (Pilon) Guerindon.

Education

Mechanical Engineering, C.E., Ecole National Superieur Arts et Metiers aix France, 1949.

Career

Manager manufacturing, Caterpillar France S.A., Grenoble, 1961-1968;assistant plant manager, Caterpillar France S.A., Grenoble, 1969;president, Caterpillar France S.A., Grenoble, 1968-1976;managing director, Caterpillar Belgium S.A., Gosselies, 1976-1980;vice president, Caterpillar Inc. (formerly Caterpillar Tractor Company), Peoria, Illinois, 1980-1986;executive vice president, Caterpillar Inc. (formerly Caterpillar Tractor Company), Peoria, Illinois, 1986-1990;group president, Caterpillar Inc.

(formerly Caterpillar Tractor Company), Peoria, Illinois, since 1990;director, Ateliers de Constructions Electriques de Charleroi, Brussels, 1980-1987.

Membership

Board directors Business School Institute Administration Enterprise, Grenoble, France, 1968-1976, Greater Peoria Young Men’s Christian Association, 1982-1984. Vice president Amis de L' Universite, Grenoble, 1970-1976. Served with French Army, 1949-1950.

Member French Civil Engineers, National Engineer Arts et Metiers, Fabrimetal National Metallurgh Professional Association (board directors), American Chamber of Commerce (president Southeast Region France 1970-1976), Society Manufacturing Engineers Manufacturing Engineering Education Foundation (board directors 1985-1987). Clubs: Ivy (Peoria); Royal Ocean Racing (London). American Radio Relay (Newington Connecticut).

Lodges: Rotary.

Connections

Married Arlette Jeanne Lagacherie, August 11, 1949. 1 child, Philippe.

father:
Georges Jean Guerindon

mother:
Marie Antoinette Claudia (Pilon) Guerindon

spouse:
Arlette Jeanne Lagacherie

child:
Philippe Guerindon