- Category : Business-Top-executive
- Type : GE
- Profile : 2/5 - Hermit / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 1
American financier, the former Chairman of Lockheed Corporation in 1976 for 20 months, revamping it and building it up, restoring its finances and restoring confidence.
A tall, amiable Midwesterner, he has a talent for public speaking. In 1967 he left the presidency of the National Association of Securities Dealers after three years to take on the top full-time post as the president of the New York Stock Exchange. A long time broker, he was the perfect choice to lead the nation's largest stock exchange, capable of handling enormous upheavals. At the time he took over, the Exchange was facing its greatest crisis since the depression of the late '60s.
Married, Haack had four kids.
He died of kidney failure 6/15/1992, Potomac, MD.