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consultant , Communications executive

Keith Patterson Rowan, American Communications executive, consultant. Board of directors executive program University of California at Los Angeles, 1980-1981, young president organization, 1974-1977.

Background

Rowan, Keith Patterson was born on August 14, 1934 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Son of James Arthur and Elisabeth (Patterson) Rowan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Rels., Cornell Univercity, 1956;postgraduate, London School Economics, 1960-1962;postgraduate, New York University, 1962-1966;executive program certified, University of California at Los Angeles, 1978.

Career

Vice president accountant executive, Hill & Knowlton, Inc., New York City, 1967-1970;vice president communications, Avco Corporation, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1969-1972;chairman and president, Carte Blanche Corporation, Los Angeles, 1973-1975;vice president investor relations, Rockwell International Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1976-1977;vice president corporation and finance relations, Smith International, Inc., Newport Beach, California, 1977-1980;senior vice president, general manager, Bozell & Jacobs, Inc., New York City, 1981-1982;senior vice president, general manager, Doyle Dane Bernbach, Los Angeles, 1983-1985;senior vice president, Burson Marsteller, Inc., Los Angeles, 1986-1989;president, Rowan Cons., Inc., Los Angeles, 1989-1994;managing director global business unit, Shandwick/Rogers & Cowan, Inc., Beverly Hills, California, since 1994.

Membership

Board of directors executive program University of California at Los Angeles, 1980-1981, young president organization, 1974-1977.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: long distance running, cooking, writing.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Guthrie, December 23, 1958. Children: Dora E. Rowan Jiles, Keith P. Junior, Michelle D., James G.

father:
James Arthur Rowan

mother:
Elisabeth (Patterson) Rowan

spouse:
Elizabeth Guthrie

children:
Dora E. Rowan Jiles Rowan

Keith P. Junior Rowan

Michelle D. Rowan

James G. Rowan