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Public relations executive

Ernst William Hammons, American public relations executive. Recipient Golden Trumpet award Publicity Club, Chicago, 1970, 72, 74, 77; Certified of Excellence Communications Collaborative, Chicago, 1976. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1959-1962. Member Public Relations Society of America (Silver Anvil award 1973, chairman Chicago Counselors Academy 1979-1981), Society Professional Journalists, American Society Training and Development.

Background

Hammons, Ernst William was born on September 8, 1937 in Louisville. Son of William M. and Mary R. (Ernst) Hammons.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University Kentucky, 1959.

Career

Assistant business editor, Cincinnati Enquirer, 1962-1965; assistant account executive to vice president/client service manager, Burson-Marsteller, Chicago, 1965-1977; vice president/director editorial services, Burson-Marsteller, Chicago, 1977-1980; vice president/assistant to president, Burson-Marsteller, Chicago, 1977-1983; senior vice president human resources, Burson-Marsteller, New York City, 1983-1987; senior vice president/director of training and development worldwide, Burson-Marsteller, New York City, since 1987.

Membership

1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1959-1962. Member Public Relations Society of America (Silver Anvil award 1973, chairman Chicago Counselors Academy 1979-1981), Society Professional Journalists, American Society Training and Development.

Connections

Married Margaret McCloskey, November 16, 1963 (divorced 1984). Children: James, Melanie, Michael, David.

father:
William M. Hammons

mother:
Mary R. (Ernst) Hammons

spouse:
Margaret McCloskey

child:
James Hammons

child:
David Hammons

child:
Melanie Hammons

child:
Michael Hammons