Per Barnes, Norwegian marketing executive. Recipient numerous awards for advertising including award Cannes Commercial Film Festival, 1978, Clio awards, New York City, 1980, 81. Member Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce (chairman Northern California chapter 1983-1987).
Barnes, Per was born on January 5, 1943 in Oslo, Norway. Son of Einar and May (Quist) Barnes.
Diploma Marketing School Oslo, 1967, Oslo Institute Business Economics, 1968, Institute Marketing, Oslo, 1970.
Chief account executive Kverneland Advertising Agency, Oslo, 1968-1970. Creative director Ogilvy and Mather, Oslo, 1971-1977, managing director, 1978-1981, 82—. Creative director Scandinavia, Ogilvy and Mather, Inc., San Francisco, 1981-1982.
Founder Scandinavian American Marketing Inc., San Francisco, 1982. Board directors Norwegian Business Forum, Best Selection, Inc.
Member Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce (chairman Northern California chapter 1983-1987).