Portrait of Brooks McCormick | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Portrait of Brooks McCormick

Portrait of Brooks McCormick | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Portrait of Brooks McCormick (1917-), an International Harvester executive. Brooks McCormick began his career with IH in 1940, serving throughout the decade in a variety of management positions in domestic manufacturing and sales operations. In August, 1951, he became the joint managing director of IHC of Great Britain, Ltd., and was elected managing director of the British subsidiary company in April 1952. In August 1954, he returned to the United States to become director of manufacturing. He was elected vice president of the company on July 19, 1957, and member of the board of directors on March 19, 1958. Mr. McCormick was elected president and chief operating officer of the company by the board of directors July 18, 1968. On November 1, 1971, he became chief executive officer in addition to his duties as president.
DESCRIPTION
Portrait of Brooks McCormick (1917-), an International Harvester executive. Brooks McCormick began his career with IH in 1940, serving throughout the decade in a variety of management positions in domestic manufacturing and sales operations. In August, 1951, he became the joint managing director of IHC of Great Britain, Ltd., and was elected managing director of the British subsidiary company in April 1952. In August 1954, he returned to the United States to become director of manufacturing. He was elected vice president of the company on July 19, 1957, and member of the board of directors on March 19, 1958. Mr. McCormick was elected president and chief operating officer of the company by the board of directors July 18, 1968. On November 1, 1971, he became chief executive officer in addition to his duties as president.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:22932
Creation Date: 1976
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:International Harvester Company : International Harvester Company corporate archives central file (documented series), 1819-1998
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 6Z, box 939, #16846
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
SUBJECTS
Neckties
Suits (Clothing)
Agricultural machinery industry
Businessmen
Indoor photography
McCormick family
Men
Portrait photography
Executives

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