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Berta Ledecky, American advertising agency executive, author. Certified English as Second Language teacher. Recipient Creative Writing award, New York University, 1950, Numerous Poetry & Short Story awards, 1970-1982; New York State scholar, 1952. Member of Pharmaceutical Advertising Council.

Background

Ledecky, Berta was born on January 2, 1933 in New York City. Daughter of Milton Henry and Eleanor Tecla Greenwald (Stoll).

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Brooklyn College, Columbia University, 1956. Certified English as Second Language teacher Managing editor Patient CarePubls., Darien, Connecticut, 1974-1976. Senior project director Health, Edition and Technology, New York City, 1977-1979.

Senior medical writer William Douglas McAdams, Inc., New York City, 1980. Vice-president, director copy services Klemtner Advertising, Inc., New York City, 1980-1983, senior vice president, associate creative director, 1983-1984. Senior vice president, creative director Ruvane Leverte/Bozell & Jacobs, New York City, 1984-1985.

Executive vice president, chief operating officer Bozell, Jacobs, Kenyon & Eckhardt Healthcare Advertising Division, 1985-1987. Executive vice president, managing director, 1987.

Career

Managing editor Patient Care Publications, Darien, Connecticut, 1974—1976. Senior project director Health, Education & Technology, New York City, 1977—1979. Senior medical writer William Douglas McAdams, Inc., 1980.

Vice president, director copy services Klemtner Advertising, Inc., 1980—1983, senior vice president, associate creative director, 1983—1984. Senior vice president, creative director Ruvane Leverte/Bozell & Jacobs, 1984—1985. Executive vice president, chief operating officer Bozell, Jacobs, Kenyon & Eckhardt Healthcare Advertising Division, 1985—1987, executive vice president, managing director, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Certified English as Second Language teacher.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (short stories) (Redbook) Good Housekeeping, 1970-1982. Contributor articles to foreign language publications.

Membership

Member of Pharmaceutical Advertising Council.

Connections

Married Jaromir Ledecky Ledecky, December 30, 1956. Children: Jonathan Joseph, David.

father:
Milton Henry Ledecky

mother:
Eleanor Tecla Greenwald (Stoll) Ledecky

spouse:
Jaromir Ledecky Ledecky

child:
Jonathan Joseph Ledecky

child:
David Ledecky