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Advertising agency executive

John Edward Peters, American advertising agency executive. Member business advisory council Miami University Served with Army of the United States, 1952-1954.

Background

Peters, John Edward was born on August 5, 1931 in Highland Park, Illinois, United States. Son of John Alexander and Mary Agnes Peters.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1956. Graduate, Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1977.

Career

With, J. Walter Thompson United States of America, 1956-1987; senior vice president, J. Walter Thompson United States of America, London, 1972-1975; executive vice president, account director, J. Walter Thompson United States of America, New York City, 1975-1979; vice Chairman of the Board, J. Walter Thompson United States of America, 1980-1984; president, chief operating officer, J. Walter Thompson United States of America, 1984-1987; president, chief operating officer, J. Walter Thompson Company Worldwide, 1986-1987; also director, J. Walter Thompson Company Worldwide. Board directors J. Water Thompson Company. Consultant WPP Group.

Membership

Member business advisory council Miami University Served with Army of the United States, 1952-1954.

Connections

Married Katrina Van Tassel, June 29, 1957. Children: Kim, Dirk, Todd, Sara.

father:
John Alexander

mother:
Mary Agnes Peters

spouse:
Katrina Van Tassel

child:
Kim Peters

child:
Sara Peters

child:
Dirk Peters

child:
Todd Peters