Business: Personnel: Mar. 7, 1938

Last week the following were news:

¶"There is some indication," said hardworking, stiff-collared George Bucher, former executive vice president, "that the company's business may turn upward in the next few months." So saying, he took office as new president of Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. Westinghouse Electric (second in size to immense General Electric in the field of electrical equipment) in 1937 showed a $20,000,000 profit, the highest since 1929. But a better basis for Mr. Bucher's optimism was that at year's end Westinghouse had $63,000,000 of unfilled orders, enough to keep it busy for...

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