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international marketing executive , consultant

Robert James Plimpton, American, Swiss international marketing executive, consultant. Served to captain United States Air Force, 1960-1963. Member Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Federation Aeronautical International (speed record holder), Swiss Aeronautical Club (Golden Proficiency award 1982).

Background

Plimpton, Robert James was born on May 8, 1938 in Callicoon, New York, United States. Came to Switzerland, 1970. Son of James Horace and Vera Ann (Lickel) Plimpton.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Poly Institute, 1959. Master of Business Administration, Washington University, St. Louis, 1970.

Career

Project manager, High Voltage Engineering, Burlington, Massachusetts, 1963-1967; regional sales manager, High Voltage Engineering, St. Louis, 1967-1970; European sales manager, High Voltage Engineering, Zurich, Switzerland, 1970-1972; consultant, Risch, Switzerland, 1972-1977; general manager, Cat Pumps AG, Zug, Switzerland, since 1977. Consultant General Ionex Corporation, Peabody, Massachusetts, 1972-1975, Industrial Coils, Inc., Peabody, 1972-1977, Cat Pumps AG, Zug, 1977.

Membership

Served to captain United States Air Force, 1960-1963. Member Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Federation Aeronautical International (speed record holder), Swiss Aeronautical Club (Golden Proficiency award 1982).

Connections

Married Franziska Stefania Hefti, January 13, 1968. 1 child, Andreas Robert. Married Lease Anderson, September 5, 1957 (divorced March 1966).

Children: Katherine B., Karen L., Kristian J.

father:
James Horace Plimpton

mother:
Vera Ann (Lickel) Plimpton

spouse:
Franziska Stefania Hefti

spouse:
Lease Anderson

child:
Katherine B. Plimpton

child:
Kristian J. Plimpton

child:
Karen L. Plimpton

child:
Andreas Robert Plimpton