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Automotive executive

Robert Jay Retsema, American automotive executive.

Background

Retsema, Robert Jay was born on December 17, 1932 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States. Son of Jay and Christine (Fayton) Retsema.

Education

BME, General Motors Institute, Flint, Michigan, 1956. Master of Business Administration, University Michigan, 1967.

Career

Superintendent reliability, diesel equipment division General Motors Corporation, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1975-1978, superintendent pump project, diesel equipment division, 1978-1980. Superintendent forward planning department Rochester Products division General Motors Corporation, 1980-1985, superintendent process engineering, since 1985.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, sailing, gardening.

Connections

Married Joan P. Van Wingeren, June 20, 1959. Children: Deborah J., Janet L., Laura J.

father:
Jay Retsema

mother:
Christine (Fayton) Retsema

spouse:
Joan P. Van Wingeren

child:
Deborah J. Retsema

child:
Janet L. Retsema

child:
Laura J. Retsema