Resume: Bruce Downey

BORN

Nov. 12, 1947, Athens, Ohio.

EDUCATION

BS in economics, Miami University, 1969. Law degree, Ohio State University College of Law, 1973.

POSITION

Chairman and Chief Executive, Barr Laboratories.

EARLY JOB

After a flood in Athens, he and a teenage friend ferried stranded college students in his father's fishing boat.

BEFORE BARR

Downey worked as an attorney for the Justice Dept. and the Energy Dept. Then he went into private practice.

ONE DAY

Downey hopes to buy the Ohio farmhouse in which he grew up from the current owners. "My wife's terrified I'll buy it," he says.

HOBBY

Quail hunting with friend Chuck Conaway, CEO of Kmart.

FAMILY

Married to wife, Deborah, since 1984. One son, one daughter.

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