This book describes the author's life from his birth on a small farm in northern Sweden, through his career as a Swedish steel executive, including immigration to the USA at 29, his subsequent career moves, and into retirement. It describes his personal life through three marriages and raising six children, as well as his business and social life in four countries. The book describes the changes and challenges faced by the Swedish specialty steel industry during the author's four-decade career with the same company.
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Axel Granered, born 1929, was educated in Sweden. In 1958 he immigrated to the United States. He worked as a sales and marketing executive for a Swedish specialty steel manufacturer, Uddeholm AB, for almost 40 years. During his last five working years, he served as the president of Uddeholm's subsidiary organization in the USA, retiring in 1989. Mr. Granered became a U.S. citizen in 2002. In his retirement years Mr. Granered has lived in Durham, N.C., where he has actively participated in the activities of Duke Institute for Learning in Retirement (DILR), now known as Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Duke.
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