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Kees Zwikker

Kees Zwikker, American commodities trading consultant.

Background

  • Zwikker, Kees was born on April 29, 1927 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Son of Cornelius and Johanna Dorothea (Theinert) Zwikker.

  • Education

    • Master of Business Administration with honors, University Utrecht, Netherlands, 1950.

    Career

    • Advertising production manager Lee Donneley Advertising Agency, Cleveland, 1952—1956. District sales manager Standard Public Company, Cincinnati, 1956—1962. Advertising manager Hess & Clark Division Vick Chemical Corporation, Ashland, 1962—1966.

      Vice president Topper Associates Advertising Agency, 1966—1971. Account executive Cross Associates Advertising, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, 1971—1972. Marketing communications manager Norton Company, Akron, 1972—1981.

      Global marketing manager Meistergram Inc., Cleveland, 1981—1983. Marketing services specialist General Electric Company, 1984—1987. President Windmill Trading Inc., since 1987.

      Chairman board Ashland Graphic Art Company, 1963—1987. Served to captain Dutch Army, 1947-1951.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Secretary Aurora Planning and Zoning Commission, 1974—1977. Member Aurora City Council, Ohio, 1977—1981. Member of International Advertising Association (Cleveland chapter vice president 1984, vice president 1984, president 1985), Business and Professional Advertising Association, Industrial Marketers Cleveland, International Trade Show Exhibit Association (director 1978-1983), National Advertising Association (business communicator), Boating of Aurora Shores Club, International Marketing Club (vice president 1984, president since 1985).
    • International Advertising Association (Cleveland chapter vice president 1984, vice president 1984, president 1985)

    • Business and Professional Advertising Association

    • Industrial Marketers Cleveland

    • International Trade Show Exhibit Association (director 1978?Co83)

    • National Advertising Association (business communicator)

    • Boating of Aurora Shores Club

    • International Marketing Club (vice president 1984, president 1985?Co)

    Connections

    • Married Marie Jean Aylward, December 20, 1952 (deceased). Children: Robert Kees, Jacqueline Margaret. Married Donna Jeane Kohler, June 11, 1982.

      Stepchildren: Charles Brian, Edward Martin Testa.
    • father: Cornelius Zwikker
    • mother: Johanna Dorothea (Theinert) Zwikker
    • spouses: Marie Jean Aylward
    • Donna Jeane Kohler
    • children: Robert Kees Zwikker
    • Jacqueline Margaret Zwikker
    • Charles Brian Zwikker
    • Edward Martin Testa Zwikker
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    Born April 29, 1927
    Nationality
    • 1950
      University Utrecht
    • 1952 - 1956
      Advertising production manager, Lee Donneley Advertising Agency
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1956 - 1962
      district sales manager, Standard Public Company
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1962 - 1966
      advertising manager, Hess & Clark Division Vick Chemical Corporation
      Ashland, Virginia, United States
    • 1966 - 1971
      vice president, Topper Associates Advertising Agency
    • 1971 - 1972
      account executive, Cross Associates Advertising
      Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States
    • 1972 - 1981
      marketing communications manager, Norton Company
      Akron, Ohio, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      global marketing manager, Meistergram Incorporated
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      marketing services specialist, General Electric Company
    • 1987
      president, Windmill Trading Incorporated
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