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Age : 61
Public asset : 91,758,468 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Comcast Corporation - DowDuPont Inc - E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co

Mr. Edward D. Breen is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at DuPont Safety Resources, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Chairman at Tyco Fire & Building Products LP, Non-Executive Chairman at Tyco International Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer at Allied Tube & Conduit Corp.

He is on the Board of Directors at Comcast Corp., DowDuPont, Inc. and Grove City College. Mr. Breen was previously employed as an Independent Director by Comcast Corp., President & Chief Operating Officer by Motorola, Inc., and Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer by General Instrument Corp.

He also served on the board at Tyco International Plc and McLeod USA, Inc.

He received his undergraduate degree from Grove City College.

Current positions of Edward Breen 
NameTitle Since
Comcast Corporation
Lead Independent Director 2014
DowDuPont Inc
(Diversified Chemicals)
Chief Executive Officer & Director -
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co
(Industrial Conglomerates)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 2015
Allied Tube & Conduit Corp. Chief Executive Officer -
DuPont Safety Resources Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 2015
Tyco Fire & Building Products LP Chairman 2002
Grove City College Trustee -

Holdings of Edward Breen 
Johnson Controls International PLC (JCI)
Electrical Components & Equipment
1,524,7580.16%63,109,734 USD
DowDuPont (DWDP)
Diversified Chemicals
336,1700.014%24,308,453 USD
Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)
120,4630.0026%4,340,282 USD

Edward Breen : Personal Network 

Biography of Edward Breen 
Edward Grimes Breen (June 10, 1908, in Dayton, Ohio – May 8, 1991, in Dayton, Ohio) was an American politician of the Democratic party.

Ed Breen was born in the Phillips House, a fine old hotel in Dayton, Ohio. He was the son of John P. Breen, manager of the Phillips House.

Breen attended Corpus Christi Grammar School and earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Dayton. After attending Ohio State University, Breen returned to Dayton to work in the hotel business, where he ran the Hilton Biltmore Hotel and later the Van Cleve Hotel.

During the Second World War, Breen, a Roman Catholic by faith, served as a Major (United States) in the United States Army Air Forces. He saw active duty in North Africa and in Italy. He was released from active duty and awarded the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Infantry Reserve.

In 1945, Breen was elected to the Board of Commissioners of Dayton, Ohio. His fellow commissioners elected him mayor.

In 1948, Breen resigned his seat on the city commission in order to seek the Democratic nomination for a seat in the United States House of Representatives. In that election, Breen successfully unseated Republican incumbent Raymond H. Burke. In 1950, Breen won re-election to the House, defeating Republican challenger Paul F. Schenck. However, ill health prompted Breen to resign from his seat early, on October 1, 1951. His old opponent Schenck was elected in a special election in 1951 to complete his term.

Returning to Dayton, Breen worked in the real estate and insurance industries. A few years later, he re-entered politics, running successfully for a seat on the Board of Commissioners of Montgomery County, Ohio, serving in that capacity from 1955 to 1960.

In 1956 he married Constance Focke and they had two children. Edward Grimes Breen is buried at Calvary Cemetery in Dayton. His son has written a book about his father called "Lucky Eddie".

Source @ Wikipedia

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Edward Breen : Connections 
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
USO, Inc.
Aerospace Industries Association
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
National Academy of Sciences
National Geographic Education Foundation
United Way of Greater Cleveland
Culverhouse College of Commerce
Women’s World Banking
Catalyst, Inc.
Academic Research Council
Association of the United States Army
National Academy of Engineering
The Economic Club of Washington

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