March 1 1997 by Chief Executive
Douglas R. Cook, 68, was named chairman of Denver-based Atlas Corp., a mining concern. The former senior vice president at a unit of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. succeeds James Dun-nett, 47, who served on an interim basis.
Frank Zarb, 61, was named president and chief executive of the National Association of Securities Dealers. The former chairman of Alexander & Alexander Services replaces Joseph Hardiman, 59, who retired.
Lief Johansson, 45, has been named chief executive of $27 billion Swedish vehicle maker AB Volvo, based in Gothenburg. Succeeding retiring Soren Gyll, 56, Johansson was formerly chief executive of
David A. Schaefer, 37, has been appointed president and chief executive of City of Industry, CA-based Lynx Golf, a $50 million golf equipment manufacturing company. Formerly svp and COO of Cobra Golf, Schaefer replaces Bruce Burrows.
Yoichi Shimogaichi, 62, has been named president, effective in June, of NKK Corp., a $17 billion Japanese steel company. Currently evp, Shimogaichi will succeed Shunkichi Miyoshi, who will become chairman.
John Reilly, 53, has been named president and chief executive of $650 million Stant Corp., based in
David L. Burner, 57, will assume the additional post of chief executive of $2.2 billion B.F. Goodrich Co., an aircraft systems and chemicals concern based in
Philip A. Marineau, 50, former president of Quaker Oats Co., has been named president and chief operating officer of Dean Foods Co., a $2.8 billion big milk distributor and vegetable processor. Marineau succeeds Thomas L. Rose, 60, who will continue as vice chairman.
Perry D. Odak, 51, has been named chief executive of
John M. Trani, 51, was named chairman and chief executive of Stanley Works, a New Britian, CT-based tool maker, with $2.6 billion in sales. The former president and chief executive of GE Medical Systems succeeds Richard H. Ayers, 54, who is retiring.
Roger Goddu, 46, was named chairman and chief executive of Montgomery Ward & Co., a Chicago-based retailer. The former president of
Christopher J. Coughlin, 45, has been named president of Nabisco International, the international manufacturing and marketing unit of Nabisco, Inc. Previously executive vice president and CFO of Nabisco, Coughlin succeeds Charles A. Lieppe who left the company.
Richard Goodmanson, 49, was named president of $1.7 billion America West Holdings Corp. and president and chief executive of America West Airlines.The former chief operating officer of America West Airlines succeeds W. A. Franke, who remains chairman and chief executive of America West Holdings Corp.
James W Lokey, 49, was named president and chief executive of Downey Financial Corp., a $5.2 billion asset thrift holding company, based in
Leo J. Hindery, Jr., 49, has been named president of Denver-based Tele-Communications Inc., a $5.5 billion cable company. The former managing general partner of Intermedia Partners, Inc., succeeds John Malone, who remains chairman and chief executive.
Uma Nandan Aggerwal, 51, was named president and chief executive of St. Louis-based Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. Most recently president and general manager of Mail Media Cos., a division of Stanley Works, she succeeds James Janning, who will return to his position as president and chief executive of Harbour Group, Ltd.
Warren D. Feldberg, 46, was named president and chief operating officer of Norwalk, CT-based Caldor Corp., a discount retailer. The former chairman and chief executive of