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S. Jay Jay Stewart

Automotive executive

S. STEWART, business executive. American Chemical Society, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Commercial Development Association.


Stewart, S. Jay was born on September 18, 1938 in Pineville, West Virginia, United States. Son of Virgil Harvey and Lena Rivers (Repair) Stewart.


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Cincinnati, 1961. Master of Business Administration, West Virginia University, 1966.


Various positions in engineering, manufacturing, marketing Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1961-1973. Director marketing Ventron Corporation subsidiary Thiokol, Inc., Beverly, Massachusetts, 1973-1977, general manager, 1977-1979. President Dynachem Corporation subsidiary Thiokol, Inc., Tustin, California, 1979-1982.

Group vice president Thiokol Corporation, Newtown, Pennsylvania, 1982. Group vice president specialty chemicals Morton International, Inc. (formerly Morton Thiokol, Inc.), Chicago, 1983-1986.

President, chief operating officer Morton International, Inc., 1986-1994, also board directors, 1994—1999, chairman board, Chief Executive Officer, 1994—1999. Chairman Autoliv, Inc., Stockholm, 2001—2007, lead independent director, since 2007.


As someone joins the group of people seeking to follow the way of Jesus, it means to respond to God's challenge and begin to share his relationship with God as Father.


The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.


One may feel driven by urges such as anger, lust or greed. If anybody is willing to be open to the Holy Spirit, God helps to resist evil and to live life to the full.


Member Household International Inc., Autoliv, Inc. Trustee Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, since 1987. Trustee Museum Sciences and Industry.

Member executive communications, Society Chemical Industry. Member American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers, Chemical Manufacturers Association (board directors 1984-1987, 94), Commercial Development Association, Chemical Marketing Association (board directors 1990), Commercial Club Chicago, The Chicago Club, Economic Club Chicago.

  • Chemical Society

  • American Institute Chemical Engineers

  • Chemical Manufacturers Association (board directors 1984-87, 94)

    1984 - 1987

  • Commercial Devel. Association

  • Chemical Marketing Association (board directors 1990)

  • Commercial Club Chicago

  • The Chicago Club

  • Economic Club Chicago


Married Judith Ann Daniels, June 3, 1961. Children: Julie Annette, Jennifer Amy, Steven Jay.

Virgil Harvey Stewart

Lena Rivers (Repair) Stewart

Judith Ann Daniels

Julie Annette Stewart

Jennifer Amy Stewart

Steven Jay Stewart