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machinery manufacturing company executive

Thomas Joseph Guendel, American machinery manufacturing company executive.

Background

Guendel, Thomas Joseph was born on July 1, 1927 in New York City. Son of Cornelius Herman and Helen Rose (Sommer) Guendel.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Pratt Institute, 1950. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1960.

Career

Sales engineer sales, management consultant service General Electric Company, New York City, 1950-1962. Manager distribution Westinghouse Air Brake Company, Peoria, Illinois, 1962-1965, vice president international division, 1965-1969. Vice president construction equipment division J.I. Case Company, Racine, Wisconsin, 1969-1972, president, 1972-1979, chairman, 1979-1980, chief executive officer, 1972-1979.

Chairman, chief executive officer Portec, Inc., Oak Brook, Illinois, from 1980, now also president, chief operating officer, also board directors. Director Modine Manufacturing Company, Ceco Corporation.

Membership

Member advisory council University Illinois, since 1981. Member President's Advisory Council. Board directors National Chamber Foundation.

Vice chairman Special Committee for United States Exports. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member National Association of Manufacturers (director, executive committee), Chicago Council Foreign Relations, Traffic Club Detroit Clubs: Chicago Golf, Mid-Am.

Somerset (Racine).

Connections

Married Ann Marino, May 26, 1951. Children: Douglas, Richard, Stephen.

father:
Cornelius Herman Guendel

mother:
Helen Rose (Sommer) Guendel

spouse:
Ann Marino

child:
Douglas Guendel

child:
Richard Guendel

child:
Stephen Guendel