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Per Barnes

marketing executive

Per Barnes, Norwegian marketing executive. Recipient numerous awards for advertising including award Cannes Commercial Film Festival, 1978, Clio awards, New York City, 1980, 81. Member Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce (chairman Northern California chapter 1983-1987).

Background

Barnes, Per was born on January 5, 1943 in Oslo, Norway. Son of Einar and May (Quist) Barnes.

Education

Diploma Marketing School Oslo, 1967, Oslo Institute Business Economics, 1968, Institute Marketing, Oslo, 1970.

Career

Chief account executive Kverneland Advertising Agency, Oslo, 1968-1970. Creative director Ogilvy and Mather, Oslo, 1971-1977, managing director, 1978-1981, 82—. Creative director Scandinavia, Ogilvy and Mather, Inc., San Francisco, 1981-1982.

Founder Scandinavian American Marketing Inc., San Francisco, 1982. Board directors Norwegian Business Forum, Best Selection, Inc.

Membership

Member Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce (chairman Northern California chapter 1983-1987).

Connections

Married Veslemöy Didriksen, September 27, 1967. Children: Erik, Hanne.

father:
Einar Barnes

mother:
May (Quist) Barnes

spouse:
Veslemöy Didriksen

children:
Erik Barnes

Hanne Barnes