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marketing executive

Bruce Bower Adaire, American marketing executive. International fellow English Speaking Union, London, 1955, Woodrow Wilson Foundation fellow, University Wisconsin, 1961.


Adaire, Bruce Bower was born on March 23, 1937 in Providence. Son of William Roger and Elizabeth M. (Bower) Adaire.


AB, Princeton University, 1960. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1961.


Media planner J. Walter Thompson Company, New York City, 1961-1964, media/marketing group director London, 1964-1966, vice president, account director New York City, 1966-1971. Director marketing Checkerboard Farms division Ralston Purina Company, St. Louis, 1971-1972. Vice president marketing Seven-Up International Inc., 1972-1979, Anheuser-Busch International Inc., St. Louis, 1979-1988, vice president international affairs, 1988-1992.


Member advisory board International Business Programs of St. Louis and Washington University, since 1985. Board directors Japan-American Society St. Louis, since 1982. Board directors Japan-American Society St. Louis, since 1982, World Affairs Council St. Louis, since 1988, president 1994-1996.

Trustee St. Louis Science Center, since 1991. Member International Advertising Association, Princeton Clubs St. Louis and New York City, Bellerive Country Club, United States Chamber of Commerce (international policy committee 1988-1992).


  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis, travel, literature, history.


Married Marilyn Dorothy Miller, August 27, 1960. Children: Geoffrey Miller, Jennifer Robin.

William Roger Adaire

Elizabeth M. (Bower) Adaire

Marilyn Dorothy Miller

Geoffrey Miller Adaire

Jennifer Robin Adaire