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Communications executive

Edna Kissmann, Israeli communications executive. Fellow Royal Society Arts; member International Women Forum United Kingdom, Reform Club London.

Background

Kissmann, Edna was born on December 20, 1949 in Jerusalem. Arrived in the United States, 1979, United Kingdom, 1988. Daughter of Karl and Frieda (Moser) Kissmann.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, Hebrew University, 1969. Master of Science cum laude, Boston University, 1972.

Career

Deputy managing director, Ruder & Finn Ltd., Jerusalem, 1973-1975; deputy to government spokesperson, Government of Israel, Jerusalem, 1976-1978; group manager account director, Burson Marsteller, New York City, 1978-1985; vice president, Burson Marsteller, New York City, 1980-1985; executive vice president, Burson Marsteller, New York City, 1985-1988; chief executive, Burson Marsteller, London, 1988-1993; chief executive, Burson Marsteller, Frankfurt, Germany, 1993; vice chairman worldwide, Burson Marsteller Inc., London, since 1994. Board directors Business in Cmty., London, London Inward.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Arts. Member International Women Forum United Kingdom, Reform Club London.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, theatre, music.

Connections

father:
Karl Kissmann

mother:
Frieda (Moser) Kissmann