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Advertising and public relations executive

John Paul Margaritis, American Public relations executive. 2nd Lieutenant United States Army, 1972-1974. Member Public Rels. Society American (honours and awards committee 1986-1989, counselors academic since 1985), Alpine Country Club.

Background

Margaritis, John Paul was born on June 8, 1949 in New York City. Son of George H. and Mary (Liakos) Margaritis.

Education

Bachelor in English, Washington & Jefferson College, Pennsylvania, 1971. Master of Arts in Media Studies, New School Social Research, New York City, 1977.

Career

Account executive Hank Boerner & Associates, Uniondale, New York, 1974—1976, Manning, Selvage & Lee, New York City, 1976—1977. Account supervisor General Electric, 1977—1979, Burson-Marsteller, Inc., Chicago, 1979—1980, vice president, director client services Los Angeles, 1980—1982. Executive vice president, general manager, senior partner Fleishman-Hillard, Inc., 1982—1988.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Ogilvy & Mather Public Relations, New York City, 1988—1992. President, chief operating officer Ogilvy Adams & Rinehart, 1992—1994, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1994—1997, Hawthorn Grp. New York, 1998; owner, president Margaritis Associates.

President, Chief Executive Officer Research Partners International, Incorporated, New York York City, 2000. Chief Executive Officer Firebrand Finance Grp., Inc. Chief marketing officer Asprey of London.

Executive director to chairman North America Euro RSCG Worldwide Public Relations, 2005—2007. Senior vice president Marcus Grp. Inc., Little Falls, New Jersey, since 2008.

2nd lieutenant United States Army, 1972-1974.

Membership

2nd Lieutenant United States Army, 1972-1974. Member Public Rels. Society American (honours and awards committee 1986-1989, counselors academic since 1985), Alpine Country Club.

Connections

Married Charlene Corenman, February 21, 1982.

father:
George H. Margaritis

mother:
Mary (Liakos) Margaritis

spouse:
Charlene Corenman