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Frank H. McCracken

Frank H. McCracken

Frank H. McCracken
Frank H. McCracken was the third and last general manager of IBM's Supplies Division.

He joined IBM in 1946 as a sales representative in Chicago. He subsequently served as manager of sales offices in St. Louis and Pittsburgh. In March 1958, McCracken became manager of District 11 in Chicago and later that year was named manager of marketing services for the Data Processing Division's Midwestern Region. He was made regional manager in 1961, and in January 1962, became vice president of the Data Processing Division.

McCracken was named general manager of the Supplies Division (later renamed Information Records Division) in June 1964, and was made president of IRD in March 1966.

He was elected vice president and group executive in October 1967. In September 1968, he became vice president - management services staff in the Data Processing Division.