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Philip Lempert

Philip Lempert, American advertising executive, writer, news correspondent. Chairman Tribune Food Task Force, 1996-1998; board directors Powerhouse Theatre, Partnership for Food Safety; advisory board Partnership for Food Safety; Member American Association Advertising Agencies (board governors 1986-1988, legislation liason 1988-1990, legislation coordinator 1987-1990), National Food Brokers Association (chairman food services committee).

Background

  • Lempert, Philip was born on April 17, 1953 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Sol and Lillian E. Lempert.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Drexel University, 1974. Degree in Package Design, Pratt Institute, 1978.

    Career

    • With Lempert Company, Belleville, New Jersey, 1974—1989. President Consumer Insight, Inc., since 1990. Senior vice president, senior partner AGE Wave Inc., 1991—1993.

      President, Chief Executive Officer Supermarketguru.com, since 1993. Founder, Chief Executive Officer Supermarket Alliance, since 1993. Adjunct professor Fairleigh Dickinson University, Seton Hall University Public, editor newsletter The Lempert Report.

      Editor Factus, Figures and the Future e-Newsletter. Lecturer in field.

    Works

    • Author: Phil Lempert's Supermarket Shopping and Value Guide, 1996, Top Ten Trends for Baby Boomers for Business, 1997, Being the Shopper: Understanding Consumer Choices for the Second Millenium, 2002. Columnist Chicago Tribune, 1993-1998, Knight-Ridder/Tribune Syndicate, Los Angeles Times, 2000-2002, Progressive Grocer magazine, since 2003. Editor (newsletter) Facts, Figures and the Future, Xtreme Retail 23.

      Food editor, correspondent Today Show, National Broadcasting Company, Los Angeles, California-television, British Broadcasting Corporation Radio 5. Talk show host WOR Radio Network. News correspondent Discovery Health Network.

    Membership

    Chairman Tribune Food Task Force, 1996-1998. Board directors Powerhouse Theatre, Partnership for Food Safety. Advisory board Partnership for Food Safety.

    Member American Association Advertising Agencies (board governors 1986-1988, legislation liason 1988-1990, legislation coordinator 1987-1990), National Food Brokers Association (chairman food services committee).

    Connections

    • Married Laura Gray; 1 son.
    • father: Sol Lempert
    • mother: Lillian E. Lempert
    • spouse: Laura Gray
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    Born April 17, 1953
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Drexel University
    • 1978
      Pratt Institute
    • 1974 - 1989
      With Lempert Company
      Belleville, Illinois, United States
    • 1990
      president, Consumer Insight
    • 1991 - 1993
      senior, partner AGE Wave Incorporated
    • 1991 - 1993
      senior, partner AGE Wave Incorporated
    • 1993
      president, Supermarketguru.com
    • 1993
      Chief Executive Officer, Supermarketguru.com