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Holding company executive

William Beck Sweet, American Holding company executive. Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce Brasil, Rio de Janeiro (board directors since 1948); Rio de Janeiro Country Club, Rio de Janeiro Yacht Club, Harvard Club New York City, Marco Polo Club New York City.

Background

Sweet, William Beck was born on January 26, 1909 in Enid, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Ross Atwood and Alta Bell (Beck) Sweet. arrived in Brazil, 1940.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, U. Washington, 1930; Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, 1932.

Career

Assistant to president, Reconstruction Finance Corporation Mortgage Company, Washington, 1932-1935; with, Losuma Corporation, New York City, 1935-1938; with market research department, United States Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1938-1941; president, organizer, Liquid Carbonic of Brasil, Argenting, Uruguay, Spain, 1945-1966; organizer, owner, various companies, since 1966; founder, Rosalta Ltd., Rio de Janeiro, since 1970.

Membership

Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce Brasil, Rio de Janeiro (board directors since 1948). Rio de Janeiro Country Club, Rio de Janeiro Yacht Club, Harvard Club New York City, Marco Polo Club New York City.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, travel, fishing.

Connections

Married Astri Annmari Sjöstedt, January 2, 1943 (divorced 1976). Children: Eric, Astri, Carl. Married Maria Mellin, 1977.

father:
Ross Atwood Sweet

mother:
Alta Bell (Beck) Sweet

spouses:
Astri Annmari Sju00f6stedt

Maria Mellin

children:
Eric Sweet

Astri Sweet

Carl Sweet