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Hal Patrick Riney Edit Profile

Advertising executive

Hal Patrick Riney was American advertising executive. Recipient 5 Lion d'Or du Cannes awards, 19 Clio awards, 15 Addy awards, Grand Prix du Cannes; named to Creative Hall of Fame, Advertising Hall of Fame. Member American Association Advertising Agencies, San Francisco Society Communicating Arts, Wild Goose Club.

Background

Riney, Hal Patrick was born on July 17, 1932 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Hal Patrick and Inez Marie Riney.

Education

Bachelor, University Washington, Seattle, 1954.

Career

From art director/writer to vice president, creative director BDO International (Barton, Durstine & Osborn) and Batten Company, Inc., San Francisco, 1956-1972. Executive vice president, creative director Botsford Ketchum, 1972-1976. Senior vice president, managing director, creative director Ogilvy & Mather, 1976-1981.

Executive vice president Ogilvy & Mather West, 1981-1986. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Hal Riney & Partners, Inc., San Francisco, 1986-1998. Chairman emeritus Publicis & Hal Riney, 1998—2003.

Served in United States Army.

Membership

Member American Association Advertising Agencies, San Francisco Society Communicating Arts, Wild Goose Club.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Sutherland Riney. Children: Benjamin Kennedy, Samantha Elizabeth.

father:
Hal Patrick

mother:
Inez Marie Riney

spouse:
Elizabeth Sutherland Riney

child:
Benjamin Kennedy Riney

child:
Samantha Elizabeth Riney