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George Palmer Craighead, American publisher. Served with Military Intelligence United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Association Executive Recruiting Consultant (president 1974-1976), Woodway Country Club, Yale Club.

Background

Craighead, George Palmer was born on October 22, 1929 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of George Vankirk and Janet Louise (Palmer) Craighead.

Education

AB, Yale University, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1956.

Career

Sales representative General Electric, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1956-1959. Director marketing research C.H. Masland & Sons, New York City, 1959-1961. Director marketing consultant services Touche Ross & Company, Detroit, 1961-1966.

Executive vice president William H. Clark Associates, Incorporated, New York York City, 1967-1977. President Egon Zehnder International, Inc. (United States of America), 1977-1983.

Principal Craighead Associates Inc., Stamford, Connecticut, 1983-1986. President, public Craighead's International Executive Travel and Relocation Service Craighead Publications Inc., Darien, since 1987. Public Craighead's International Executive Travel and Relocation Service.

Membership

Served with Military Intelligence United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Association Executive Recruiting Consultant (president 1974-1976), Woodway Country Club, Yale Club.

Connections

Married Peggy Ann Walters, August 16, 1958. Children: Scott, Bradford, Catherine.

father:
George Vankirk Craighead

mother:
Janet Louise (Palmer) Craighead

spouse:
Peggy Ann Walters

children:
Scott Craighead

Bradford Craighead

Catherine Craighead