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Marketing and communications executive

David Cameron Esty, American marketing and communications executive. Recipient Distinguished Service award, National Ski Patrol, 1995, Amherst College, 1999. Member National Ski Patrol, 1978—2010; past president Friends of Tuckerman Ravine, North Conway, New Hampshire, 2002—2009; member Christ Episcopal Church, Montpelier, Vermont; Member Ad Council (director, member executive committee emeritus), Young President Organization (49er).


Esty, David Cameron was born on May 26, 1932 in Mount Kisco, New York, United States. Son of John Cushing and Virginia (Place) Esty.


Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1954.


Senior vice president, J. Walter Thompson, New York City, 1960-1968; president, Chief Executive Officer, T.D.I., New York City, 1968-1975; Chief Executive Officer, Douglas Leigh, Inc., New York City, 1975-1976; founder, Catalyst Corporation, 1976-1978; Chief Executive Officer, Bank for International Settlements Communications Corporation, New York City, 1979-1982; owner, Chief Executive Officer, Esty Associations, Inc., Darien, Connecticut chief operating officer, The Alden Group, New York City, 1990-1992; owner. Chief Executive Officer, MarkeTeam, Inc., since 1992; principal, Highlight Industries Inc., Bristol, Rhode Island, since 1998; principal, Highlight Industries Inc., Waterbury, Connecticut, since 1998. Board directors World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame, Boise.

Marketing counsel National Ski Patrol, since 1993, Professional Ski Instrs. American, since 1993.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Somebody Close to You is on Drugs, 1971.


Member National Ski Patrol (district service award 1995). EMT; chairman class officers committee Amherst College, president Class of '54. Advisor United States Ski Team.

Member disaster action team American Red Cross, 1997. Captain United States Air Force, 1954-1957. Member Advertising Council (ex-officio member.

Director, member Executive Committee), Young President Organisation (ex officio member).


Married Elizabeth Gunn. Children:John Philip, Mary Virginia, David Cameron, Cynthia Elizabeth.

John Cushing Esty

Virginia (Place) Esty

Elizabeth Gunn

David Junior Esty

Virginia Esty

Gordon Esty

Jennifer Esty

Lisa Esty

Philip Esty