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Public relations executive

Paulette Singer Barrett, American public relations executive. President Foundation of Women Executives in Public Relations, 2003-2004, president emeritus, 2004-2005.

Background

Barrett, Paulette Singer was born on December 20, 1937 in Paris. Came to the United States, 1947. Daughter of Andrew M. and Agatha (Kinsbrunner) Singer.

Education

Bachelor, New York University, 1957. Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, 1958.

Career

News director, Yardney Electric Corporation, New York City, 1958-1961; freelance writer, newspapers public relations organizations, New York City and Washington, 1961-1973; associate director public information, Columbia University, New York City, 1973-1977; from account executive to vice president, then senior vice president, Edelman Public Rels. Worldwide, New York City, 1977-1980; senior vice-president and general manager, Edelman Public Rels. Worldwide, New York City, 1980; executive vice president, general manager, Edelman Public Rels.

Worldwide, New York City, 1986-1988; executive vice president, director corporation affairs division, Edelman Public Rels. Worldwide, New York City, 1988-1989; executive vice president, Rowland Company. New York City, 1980-1982; executive director communications, United Jewish Appeal-Federation/New York, New York City, 1982-1986; senior vice president, managing director, Hill and Knowlton, Chicago, 1989-1990; president, Barrett Comm., Chicago and New York City, since 1990.

Membership

President Foundation of Women Executives in Public Relations, 2003-2004, president emeritus, 2004-2005.

Connections

Married Laurence I. Barrett, March 9, 1957 (divorced 1983). Children: Paul Meyer, David Allen, Adam Singer.

father:
Andrew M. Singer

mother:
Agatha (Kinsbrunner) Singer

spouse:
Laurence I. Barrett

child:
Paul Meyer Barrett

child:
David Allen Barrett

child:
Adam Singer Barrett