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advertisting and marketing executive

Barry Lee Kessel, American advertisting and marketing executive. Recipient award, Chicago Association Director Marketing, 1984. Member of Direct Marketing Association (Echo awards 1984-1985, 1991).

Background

Kessel, Barry Lee was born on June 5, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles and Molly (Wool) Kessel.

Education

Bachelor, Kent State University, 1971. Postgraduate, American University, 1972.

Career

Senior producer Communitape, Inc., Washington, 1971—1973. Manager advertising Numa Ltd., Akron, Ohio, 1973—1974. Direct marketing manager Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1974—1975.

Vice president marketing Volair Ltd., Kent, 1977—1980. Creative director World Book Encyclopedia, Chicago, 1980—1983. Senior vice president Stone & Adler, Inc., 1983—1985.

Senior vice president, general manager Toronto, Canada, 1985—1987. Circulation promotion director Time Inc., 1987—1990. President Chapman/Young & Rubicam, New York City, since 1990.

Partner Young & Rubicam LP, Canada.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: The Complete Audubon, 10 vols., 1977 (Best Book Overall, Binding Institute American, 1979), History of the Indian Tribes of North America, 1978.

Membership

Member of Direct Marketing Association (Echo awards 1984-1985, 1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bridge, chess, basketball, poetry.

Connections

Married Maria Cristina Cardenas, August 12, 1972. Children: Leah C., Eliot Benjamin.

father:
Charles Kessel

mother:
Molly (Wool) Kessel

spouse:
Maria Cristina Cardenas

child:
Leah C. Kessel

child:
Eliot Benjamin Kessel