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Advertising agency executive

Leonard Sirowitz, American advertising agency executive. Recipient over 100 awards and medals from professional orgns; named to Art Directors Hall of Fame, 1985.

Background

Sirowitz, Leonard was born on June 25, 1932 in New York City. Son of Abraham and Sadie (Schoenwetter) Sirowitz.

Education

Certified, Pratt Institute, 1953. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Pratt Institute, 1983.

Career

Art director Grey Advertising, New York City, 1956-1957. Advertising designer Columbia Broadcasting System-television Network, 1957-1958, NTA television, New York City, 1958-1959. Senior vice president Doyle, Dane, Bernbach, 1959-1970, creative management supervisor, 1959-1970.

Co-chairman, director creative department Rosenfeld, Sirowtiz, Humphrey & Strauss, since 1970.

Membership

Head National Campaign for Eugene McCarthy, 1968. Volunteer Child Find Project for Handicapped Children, 1976. Trustee Pratt Institute, 1992.

Served with United States Army, 1953-1955. Member American Association Advertising Agencies, Art Directors Club New York, One Club for Art & Copy (president 1982-1983).

Connections

Married Myrna Florman, January 22, 1955. Children: Laura, Michael.

father:
Abraham Sirowitz

mother:
Sadie (Schoenwetter) Sirowitz

spouse:
Myrna Florman

child:
Laura Sirowitz

child:
Michael Sirowitz