Seaboard’s chairman Bresky dead at 81
Seaboard Corp. said Chairman H. Harry Bresky, 81, died March 11.
Bresky had served as president and chief executive officer from 1967 until his retirement in July 2006 and as chairman since 1973.
A native of Boston, Bresky was an undergraduate at Yale University when his studies were interrupted by service in World War II. When the war ended, he joined the milling business established by his father, Otto, in 1921.
During his tenure, Bresky transformed Seaboard from a domestic flour milling company to an international agribusiness and transportation company engaged in various industries including pork production, ocean transportation, commodity merchandising, grain processing, sugar production and electric power generation.