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Abbott C. Jones

Abbott C. Jones, American investment company executive. Served with United States Army, 1958-1959. Member of Boca Grande, Belle Haven.

Background

  • Jones, Abbott C. was born on August 14, 1934 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Son of John Catron and Lois (Sauters) Jones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Principia College, 1956. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1958.

    Career

    • Salesman Carnation Company, 1959-1960. Account executive Benton & Bowles, New York City, 1960-1963. With Ogilvy & Mather, 1963-1977, senior vice president, director, 1973-1977.

      Senior vice president, general manager Foote, Cone & Belding, 1977-1982. President Foote, Cone & Belding, Associated Communications Companies, 1982-1986. President, chief operating officer Foote, Cone, Belding Communications, Inc., 1986-1989.

      Private consultant practice Greenwich, Connecticut, 1989-1990. Founder, managing director AdMedia Partners Incorporated, New York York City, 1990—2009.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1958-1959. Member of Boca Grande, Belle Haven.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Donahue, June 29, 1957. Children: Cynthia, Alison, Hilary.
    • father: John Catron Jones
    • mother: Lois (Sauters) Jones
    • spouse: Carol Donahue
    • children: Cynthia Jones
    • Alison Jones
    • Hilary Jones
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    Born August 14, 1934
    Nationality
    • 1956
      Principia College
    • 1958
      Harvard University
    • 1959 - 1960
      Salesman Carnation Company
    • 1960 - 1963
      account executive, Benton & Bowles
    • 1977 - 1982
      senior, Foote
    • 1977 - 1982
      general manager, Foote
    • 1982 - 1986
      president, Foote
    • 1986 - 1989
      president, Foote
    • 1986 - 1989
      chief operating officer, Foote
    • 1989 - 1990
      private consultant, practice Greenwich
      Connecticut, United States
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