Ernest R. Breech

Ernest R. Breech was an American corporate executive. Although he is best remembered for his work in revitalizing Ford Motor Company in the years following World War II, he served similar roles at Trans World Airlines and other companies. Breech was drafted by the St. Louis Browns but opted to attend Drury College instead. Breech was a founding member of Phi Alpha Sigma, later Theta Kappa Nu fraternity. Breech dropped out of college, later taking correspondence courses before taking his CPA exam. Breech worked for the Checker Cab Company, General Motors, and Bendix Aviation before being persuaded by Henry Ford II to come aboard at Ford. At Ford, before the so-called "Whiz Kids&quo ... more on Wikipedia

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