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consultant , private investor , business executive

Robert Jerome Kamerschen was senior business executive, private investor, consultant. Trustee, 1st vice chairman Emerson College, 1984—1989; trustee Columbia College, 1993—1996, trustee Bushnell Hall, 1995—2002; trustee Wadsworth Atheneum, since 1990; regent University Hartford, 1998—2005; Member of Metropolitan Club, New York Athletic Club, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Delta Sigma Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma.


Kamerschen, Robert Jerome was born on February 16, 1936 in Laurium, Michigan, United States. Son of Robert Raymond Kamerschen and Elsie D. (Barsanti) K. Barkell.


Bachelor of Science, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1957. Master of Business Administration, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1958.


Executive sales trainee National Cash Register, Gary, Indiana, 1958—1959. Management trainee Foote Cone & Belding, Chicago, 1959—1960. Director consumer marketing Scott Paper Company, Philadelphia, 1960—1971.

Vice president marketing Revlon Incorporated, New York York City, 1971—1973. Senior vice president marketing operations Dunkin Donuts Inc., Randolph, Massachusetts, 1973—1977. President, chief operating officer Chanel Inc. and Christian Dior Parfums Incorporated, New York York City, 1977—1979.

President, Chief Executive Officer Max Factor & Company, Hollywood, California, 1979—1983. Executive vice president, office of chairman sector executive Norton Simon Inc., 1981—1983. President, chief operating officer Marketing Corporation of America, 1984-1987.

President, Chief Executive Officer Radio-Keith-Orpheum Six Flags Entertainment, Inc. division Wesray Capital Corporation, New York City, 1987—1988. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer ADVO Inc., Windsor, Connecticut, 1988—1999. Chief Executive Officer Dimac Marketing Corp, 1999—2002, private investor, strategic advisory, since 2002.

Chairman Survey Sampling International, 2005—2009. Distinguished practitioner, lecturer University Georgia, College Business Administration, 1979—1981. Guest lecturer various university and trade associations.

Presiding director & N & G chairman Molecular Delivery Corporation Partners. Retired lead director, commission chair R.H. Donnelley Corporation. Retired board Intellectual Property Multimedia Subsystem Health, Vertrue.

Retired board & commission chair Radio Shack. Retired board & committee chair Linens'n Things. Director Various Other Public and Private Companies.

BOO duties, member business advisory council, executive-in-residence Miami University. Retired board & test director Play Boy Erit.


Trustee, 1st vice chairman Emerson College, 1984—1989. Trustee Columbia College, 1993—1996, trustee Bushnell Hall, 1995—2002. Trustee Wadsworth Atheneum, since 1990.

Regent University Hartford, 1998—2005. Member of Metropolitan Club, New York Athletic Club, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Delta Sigma Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma.


Son of Robert Raymond and Elsie D (Barsanti) Kamerschen. Married Judith A Campbell, July 26, 1958. Children: Kathryn, Carol, Jean.

Robert Raymond Kamerschen Barkell

Elsie D. (Barsanti) K. Barkell

Judith A. Campbell

Kathryn Kamerschen

Carol Kamerschen

Jean Kamerschen