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Advertising executive

Gerald Clifford Atkin, American advertising executive. Promotional director United Way, Detroit, 1984. Member American Management Association, Detroit Adcraft.

Background

Atkin, Gerald Clifford was born on January 19, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Wayne State University, 1958.

Career

Executive, J. Walter Thompson, Detroit, 1956-1970; advertising manager Ford division, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1970-1973; account director, McCann-Erickson, Inc., Sao Paolo, Brazil and Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1973-1981; executive vice president, McCann-Erickson, Inc., Detroit, since 1981.

Politics

Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

Views

It is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Membership

Promotional director United Way, Detroit, 1984. Member American Management Association, Detroit Adcraft.

Connections

Children: Derek, Cori.