John George Phillips (businessman)

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John George Phillips (1888–1964) was an American businessman who served as President of IBM.[1]

When Phillips became vice chairman of the board and head of the executive committee, he was succeeded by Tom Watson Jr.[2] Phillips retired in 1952.[3]


  1. ^ Staff report (October 1, 1947). IBM officials elevated to new posts. New York Times
  2. ^ Staff report (January 28, 1952). Mr. Think Jr. Time
  3. ^ John G. Phillips OF I. B. M. Is Dead; Ex-President, 75, Served Corporation Since 1918. New York Times