Magazine

Resume: Robert A. Lutz


BORN

Feb. 12, 1932, Zurich, Switzerland.

EDUCATION

B.S., Production Management, 1961 and M.B.A., 1962, Univ. of California, Berkeley.

CRITICAL DECISION

Before college, joined U.S. Marine Corps for the discipline. Rose to captain's rank as a fighter pilot.

POSITIONS

Chairman of battery maker Exide Technologies; co-founder of luxury-car designer Cunningham Motor.

HONORARY TITLE

Detroit's ultimate "car guy."

AUTO JOBS

Worked at GM, BMW, Ford Motor, and Chrysler.

CAREER HIGHLIGHT

Reinvigorated Chrysler's product line to help steer it away from bankruptcy in early 1990s.

AFTER HOURS

Flies his Czech-made L-39C jet fighter; drives one of 17 collectible cars.

FAMILY

Married to third wife, Denise; four grown daughters from his first marriage.


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