Business: Personal File: Aug. 4, 1961

∙After a 2½-year search for a president, Mack Trucks Inc., oldest and largest independent U.S. truck maker, found its man last week in McDonnell Aircraft Corp. Vice President Nicholas Dykstra, 47. Dykstra, who joined McDonnell only this year after 26 years at Curtiss-Wright, is an all-round executive with experience in finance, manufacturing, purchasing and sales. No kin to Ford President John Dykstra, Mack's new president has been entrusted with making the truck company's estimated $35 million plant construction and automation program pay off.

∙Reporting on the diverse products that he predicts will give his company 1961 sales of more than $1.2 billion,...

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