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Advertising executive

Joseph Malcolm McNeil, American advertising executive. Recipient Gold and Bronze Lions Cannes Film Festival, Spike awards (3) International Broadcasting Association, Clio awards (8), Effie awards (4), Addy awards (2), Best in the West, International Film Festival awards (3); honored in Smithsonian Institution Living History section; named to International Broadcasting Awards Hall of Fame.

Background

McNeil, Joseph Malcolm was born on October 27, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Joseph Edgar and Dorothy (Karick) McNeil.

Education

Bachelor in Advertising and English, Michigan State University, 1960.

Career

Copywriter D.P. Brother & Company, Detroit, 1962-1964. Copy group supervisor BBD&O, Inc., 1964-1966, vice president, creative director New York City, 1967-1976. Group supervisor Campbell-Ewald Company, Detroit, 1966-1967.

Executive vice president, director creative services Northwest Ayer, Seattle, 1976-1979, senior vice president, group creative director New York City, 1979-1980. Senior vice president, creative director Campbell-Mithun, Minneapolis, 1980-1983. Executive vice president, executive creative director Creamer, Incorporated, New York York City, 1983-1984.

Senior vice president, creative director McCann-Erickson Inc., 1984-1986, The John Bergin Group/McCann-Erickson Incorporated, New York York City, 1986-1987. Executive vice president, executive creative director, member management committee, board directors Ross Roy Communications, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, since 1987.

Membership

Private first class United States Army. Member National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Detroit chapter), Adcraft Club Detroit.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, music, golf, water-skiing.

Connections

Married Carol Jean Nave. Children: Joseph Paul, Sean Michael, Jennifer Marie.

father:
Joseph Edgar McNeil

mother:
Dorothy (Karick) McNeil

spouse:
Carol Jean Nave

child:
Joseph Paul McNeil

child:
Sean Michael McNeil

child:
Jennifer Marie McNeil