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Advertising executive

Robert Michael Johns, American advertising executive. Achievements include invention of the supermarket and convenience store advertising medium. Named an Outstanding Young Man, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1979.

Background

Johns, Robert Michael was born on July 13, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Bernard William and Elizabeth Jane (Sorenson) Johns.

Education

Associate of Arts, Pasadena City College, 1964. Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young University, 1966.

Career

Sales and medical center representative Hoffman, LaRoche, Inc., L. A., 1966—1974. Southern California district sales manager International Vaccine Access Center, Inc., Los Angeles, California, 1974—1975. Finance planner Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, 1975—1979.

President, Chief Executive Officer Common Carrier advertising, Inc., Los Angeles and Salt Lake City, 1979—1980. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer AdMedia International, Inc., Salt Lake City, since 1981. Chairman, president Marketcorps, Inc., since 1985.

Founder National Merchandising Company.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of the supermarket and convenience store advertising medium.

Membership

Institutional representative Boy Scouts American, Salt Lake City, 1969—1971, explorer advisor, 1967—1969, varsity scout coach, 1979—1980. Basketball coach Salt Lake City Youth, 1972—1978, 1978—1979, soccer coach, 1978—1979, basketball coach, 1979—1984, little league coach, 1984—1985. Member high council Church Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Salt Lake City, 1971—1973, 1977—1979, 1981—1984.

Connections

Married Sharon Ruth Andersen, September 9, 1965. Children: Jennifer, Susan, Robert, Stephen;children: Sherry, Kimberly, Julie, Jamie.

father:
Bernard William Johns

mother:
Elizabeth Jane (Sorenson) Johns

spouse:
Sharon Ruth Andersen

child:
Jennifer Johns

child:
Susan Johns

child:
Robert Johns

child:
Stephen;children: Sherry Johns

child:
Kimberly Johns

child:
Julie Johns

child:
Jamie Johns