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Communications executive

Robert Blaine Pfannkuch, American Communications executive. Served to First lieutenant, Medical Service Corps. United States Army, 1958-1961. Member International Tape Association, International television Association, Society Mayflower Descendants, Society Motion Picture and television Engineers.

Background

Pfannkuch, Robert Blaine was born on April 20, 1935 in Westport, Connecticut, United States. Son of Otto and Marjorie Pfannkuch.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University Connecticut, 1959.

Career

Founder, president, Audio Visual Industries, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1963-1971; president, Primary Medical Communications and Primary television Services, New York City, 1971-1974; vice president communications materials group, Bell & Howell, Chicago, 1974-1976; corporation vice president, president, Video Group, 1976-1981; chairman, chief Executive officer, Rank Video Services American (formerly Bell & Howell/Columbia/Paramount Video Services), since 1981. Chairman of the Board Fernseh, Inc., 1978-1981. Visiting professor Northwestern University, 1976-1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles on industrial use of television to professional journals. Producer numerous television communication seminars for education and industry.

Membership

Served to First lieutenant, Medical Service Corps. United States Army, 1958-1961. Member International Tape Association, International television Association, Society Mayflower Descendants, Society Motion Picture and television Engineers.

Connections

Children: Heidi, Blaine.

father:
Otto Pfannkuch

mother:
Marjorie Pfannkuch

children:
Blaine Pfannkuch

Heidi Pfannkuch