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Advertising agency executive

Charles Getman Martell, American Advertising agency executive. Fulbright fellow, 1958. Member Phi Beta Kappa M C.

Background

Martell, Charles Getman was born on February 5, 1936 in Watertown, New York, United States. Son of Gerald and Ruth (Getman) Martell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, St. Lawrence University, 1958; postgraduate, Sorbonne, 1958-1959; postgraduate, Northwestern University, 1960-1962; Master of Arts, Duke U., 1960.

Career

Copywriter, J. Walter Thompson, Chicago, 1962-1972; creative director, J. Walter Thompson, Chicago, 1972-1975; group creative director, chairman creative board, J. Walter Thompson, Chicago, 1979-1982; executive creative director, J. Walter Thompson, San Francisco and Los Angeles, 1982-1984; founder, The Creative Director, advertising creative service, San Francisco, 1985; creative director, McCann-Erickson, San Francisco, 1975-1979. Director J. Walter Thompson United States of America, Inc., 1983-1985. Vice president, creative director Foote, McElwee & Partners, San Francisco, since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa M C.

Connections

Married Nancy Ellen Brabender, 1966 (divorced 1972). Married Linda Radley, May 11, 1973. 1 stepdau., Marcia Lynn Willner.

father:
Gerald Martell

mother:
Ruth (Getman) Martell

spouse:
Nancy Ellen Brabender

spouse:
Linda Radley