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Advertising executive

Joseph W. Ostrow, American advertising executive. Member national council Boy Scouts American; Member Media Directors Council (past president), American Association Advertising Agencies (past vice chairman media policy committee), International Radio and television Foundation (board directors), Advertising Council (board directors), John Reisenbach Foundation (board directors).

Background

Ostrow, Joseph W. was born on February 22, 1933 in New York City. Son of Meyer H. and Helen (Small) Ostrow.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Marketing, New York University, 1955.

Career

Researcher W.R. Simmons, New York City, 1954-1955. With Young & Rubicam, 1955-1987, senior vice president, director communication planning, 1972-1973, executive vice president, director, director communications services, 1973-1987, member New York executive committee, United States of America board directors. President, chief operating officer worldwide Direct Marketing Group of Companies, 1983-1984.

Executive vice president, director media worldwide Foote, Cone & Belding Company, New York City, 1987-1994. President, Chief Executive Officer Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau, 1994—2003. President Ostrow Consultant, 2003.

Multichannel Advertising Bureau International. Honorary chair board director Cable Positive. Past chairman Traffic Audit Bureau.

Director Audit Bureau Circulations. Board director, past member executive committee Advertising Information Service, Advertising Research Foundation. Lecturer in field.

Membership

Member national council Boy Scouts American. Member Media Directors Council (past president), American Association Advertising Agencies (past vice chairman media policy committee), International Radio and television Foundation (board directors), Advertising Council (board directors), John Reisenbach Foundation (board directors).

Connections

Married Francine Lee Goldberg, September 4, 1955. Children: Elizabeth Sara, Peter Mathew, William Nathan.

father:
Meyer H. Ostrow

mother:
Helen (Small) Ostrow

spouse:
Francine Lee Goldberg

child:
Elizabeth Sara Ostrow

child:
Peter Mathew Ostrow

child:
William Nathan Ostrow