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Pierre Claude Guerindon

construction equipment company executive

Pierre Claude Guerindon, French construction equipment company executive.


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.


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


Manager manufacturing Caterpillar France S.A., Grenoble, 1961-1968, assistant plant manager, 1969, president, 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, 1986-1990, group president, from 1990. Director Ateliers de Constructions Electriques de Charleroi, Brussels, 1980-1987.


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.


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