The HistoryMakers video oral history with Wayne M. Hewett.

Corporate executive Wayne Hewett was born on October 28, 1964 in Kingston, Jamaica. In 1985, he received his B.S. degree in industrial engineering from Stanford University. He continued his studies to earn his M.S. degree in industrial engineering in 1986. Hewett began working as a member of the Man...

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 45 min., 48 sec.)) : sound, color.
Language:English
Subject:Hewett, Wayne M., -- 1964- -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Interviews.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11312738
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Wayne M. Hewett
Wayne M. Hewett
Other authors / contributors:Hewett, Wayne M., 1964- interviewee.
Wilson, Shawn, interviewer.
Burghelea, Neculai, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Neculai Burghelea.
Shawn Wilson, interviewer.
Recorded Wilton, Connecticut 2007 January 3.
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Summary:Corporate executive Wayne Hewett was born on October 28, 1964 in Kingston, Jamaica. In 1985, he received his B.S. degree in industrial engineering from Stanford University. He continued his studies to earn his M.S. degree in industrial engineering in 1986. Hewett began working as a member of the Manufacturing Management Program with assignments at General Electric Simulation & Control Systems and GE Aircraft Engines. During the 1990s, he was promoted to executive audit manager of GE Corporate in 1992 and then joined GE Power Generation as manager of Engineering Design Systems in 1993. In 2001, Hewett was named vice president of GE and served as president and CEO of GE Toshiba Silicones, located in Tokyo, Japan. He became president of GE Plastics Pacific, located in Shanghai, China. In 2003, he was named president and CEO of GE Silicones. In 2006, Hewett was president and CEO of Momentive Performance Management.