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Advertising agency executive

Åke Herman Olof Wallin, Swedish advertising agency executive. Recipient Malmo Fire Birgade Gold medal, 1976, Swedish Employers Association Gold medal, 1977, 88, 90, The Karl Staaf badge of honour Folkpartiet Liberal Party Sweden, 1990.

Background

Wallin, Åke Herman Olof was born on August 19, 1917 in Vaxjo, Sweden. Son of Thorsten and Alice (Nilsson) Wallin.

Education

Fil.Kand., University Gothenborg, 1941.

Career

Editor Flyg magazine, Stockholm, 1942-1946. Public relations and advertising manager Manufaktur AB, Malmo, Sweden, 1946-1953. Managing director Wallin Reklam AB Advertising Agency, Sweden, since 1953.

Membership

President Skanes Tourist Association, 1980-1984. Member Malmo Committee Board, 1969-1988. President Liberal Party Malmo, 1980-1983.

Board directors hospitals in Malmo, 1968-1985, president 1986-1988. City commissioner City of Malmo, 1986-1988. Board directors Eruopagruppen, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, since 1989.

With Swedish Royal Air Force, 1939-1945. Member Malmo Advertising Association (vice president 1960-1965), Malmo Employers Association (president 1965-1988), Swedish Employers Association (vice president 1972-1988), International Advertising Association, Malmo Market Association, Swedish Publicity Club.

Connections

Married Ingegerd Hanna Kristina Ohrn, June 23, 1942. Children: Annika, Marie, Suzanne.

father:
Thorsten Wallin

mother:
Alice (Nilsson) Wallin

spouse:
Ingegerd Hanna Kristina Ohrn

children:
Annika Wallin

Marie Wallin

Suzanne Wallin