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W. Michael Blumenthal

Bendix Corporation

1967 - 1976

Automotive & Aerospace

1960 b. 1926
male
EducationTwoDegree
UndergraduateUniversity of California at Berkeley
GraduateMS, Princeton University & Ph.D., Princeton University
Personal
Born-Died1926
BirthplaceGermany
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1960

When Blumenthal took over Bendix, it had become a gigantic conglomerate producing a bewildering variety of products. Blumenthal sold several of the company’s unprofitable divisions, and doubled company sales during his tenure to more than $3 billion. Under his leadership, Bendix was recognized as one of America’s best-managed corporations.