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Advertising executive

Albert Lerman, American advertising executive. Recipient Outdoor Advertising Institute award, 1969, Golden Lion award Cannes Film Festival, 1970, Silver medal New York Art Directors Club, 1978; named Copywriter of Year, Chicago Copywriters Club, 1968. Member Friars Club, Atrium Club, Carlton Club, Chicago Copywriters Club, African Travel Association, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

Lerman, Albert was born on June 24, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of David and Mary (Oseas) Lerman.

Education

B. J. (7 scholarships), Northwestern University, 1958.

Career

Senior writer Playboy magazine, Chicago, 1958-1959. Promotion manager Helene Curtis Company, 1959-1961. President Lerman Associates, 1961-1963.

Creative director, group head Arthur Meyerhoff Associates, 1963-1964. Vice president, creative director Leo Burnett Company (advertising), 1964-1972. Executive vice president, creative director McCann-Erickson & Marschalk Company (advertising), New York City, 1972-1977.

President, creative director Lerman & Van Leeuwen Advertising Agency, 1977-1978. Senior vice president, creative advisory to president Foote Cone & Belding, 1978-1980. Executive creative director Foote Cone & Belding International, Chicago, since 1980.

Member faculty Columbia College, 1959-1960.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Created advertising campaigns, including: Fly The Friendly Skies of United. Author: advertising campaigns, including The Happy Cooker, 1977. Subject of chapter in Lifestyle and Psychographics, 1974.

      Writer numerous popular songs.

Membership

Member Friars Club, Atrium Club, Carlton Club, Chicago Copywriters Club, African Travel Association, Sigma Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Phyllis Carpenter, June 28, 1959. Children: Dawn, April.

father:
David Lerman

mother:
Mary (Oseas) Lerman

spouse:
Phyllis Carpenter

child:
Dawn Lerman

child:
April Lerman