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Frank G. Hickey

General Instrument Corporation

1978 - 1990

Communications

Military ServiceNavy
1970 b. 1927
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateUniversity of Dayton
Personal
Born-Died1927 - 2006
BirthplaceOhio (OH)
RaceWhite
Era - 1970

Hickey embarked on a major restructuring program for General Instruments by investing in new communications technologies and pursuing selective strategic acquisitions. Through his efforts, he was able to increase revenues from $500 million to over $1.3 billion. In similar fashion, earnings increased from $26 million to $100 million. More important than the financial success he achieved, Hickey prepared General Instruments to capitalize on the growth of the communications industry.