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Advertising agency executive

Jerome Walter Pickholz, American advertising agency executive. Certified Public Accountant, New York. Recipient Eddy award Mail Advertising Services Association, 1988, Silver Apple award Direct Marketing Club New York, 1989, Direct Marketer of Year, 1992, Malcolm F. Dunn Leadership award, 1994.

Background

Pickholz, Jerome Walter was born on September 11, 1932 in New York City. Son of Solomon and Miriam (Schussler) Pickholz.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1953.

Career

Senior accountant Eisner & Lubin (Certified Public Accountants), 1957-1960. Controller Hodes-Daniel Company, Elmsford, New York, 1960-1965, vice president, 1965-1970. President, manager direct mail operations Cordura Corporation division Hodes Daniel Company, Elmsford, 1970-1974.

Executive vice president Ogilvy & Mather Direct Response, Incorporated, New York York City, 1974-1979, president, 1979-1986, chairman, chief executive officer, 1986-1995, chairman emeritus, since 1995. Vice chairman Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, 1991-1995. Founding principal Pickholz, Tweedy, Cowan, since 1996.

Board directors Mail-Well, Inc.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant, New York.

Membership

Board directors American Red Cross Greater New York, since 1987. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1954-1956. Member Direct Marketing Association (board directors 1985-1996, executive committee 1986-1988, chairman 1991-1992).

Connections

Married Phyllis Rachelle Plump, July 11, 1954. Children: Keith, Michelle.

father:
Solomon Pickholz

mother:
Miriam (Schussler) Pickholz

spouse:
Phyllis Rachelle Plump

child:
Keith Pickholz

child:
Michelle Pickholz