Behn, Hernand

(1880–1933) Gen Mgt
U.S. industrialist. Founder, with his brother Sosthenes Behn, of the conglomerate International Telephone and Telegraph (ITT) in 1920.

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  • Behn, Sosthenes — ▪ American businessman born Jan. 30, 1882, St. Thomas, Danish Virgin Islands died June 6, 1957, New York City       telephone executive, president and founder, with his brother Hernand, of the International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation… …   Universalium

  • Behn, Sosthenes — (1882–1957) Gen Mgt U.S. industrialist. Founder, with his brother Hernand Behn, of the conglomerate International Telephone and Telegraph (ITT) in 1920. Under Behn’s leadership, ITT expanded from the United States into Europe and South America.… …   The ultimate business dictionary

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  • International Telephone and Telegraph Corp. (ITT) — Former U.S. telecommunications company. It was founded in 1920 by Sosthenes and Hernand Behn as a holding company for their Caribbean based telephone and telegraph companies. It expanded into the European market and became a major… …   Universalium

  • International Telephone and Telegraph Corp. (ITT) — Ex empresa de telecomunicaciones estadounidense. Fue fundada en 1920 por Sosthenes y Hernand Behn como una sociedad de cartera de sus compañías de teléfonos y telégrafos en el Caribe. Se expandió al mercado europeo y se transformó en un… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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