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marketing executive

William Weed, American marketing executive. Chairman American Red Cross of Greater New York City, 1985, 86; board directors The American Academy in Rome, New York City, since 1983; board trustees The American Academy; Member of The University New York City, Harvard Business School, Chatham Beach Tennis.

Background

Weed, William was born on August 27, 1930 in Saginaw, Michigan, United States. Son of Rolland William and Berenice (Hoheisel) Weed.

Education

Bachelor, Carleton, Northfield, Minnesota, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1954.

Career

Branch manager Procter & Gamble, 1954-1959. Accountant executive Ogilvy & Mather, New York City, 1959-1961, vice president, 1961-1969, senior vice president, 1969-1976, executive vice president, 1976-1978, executive director, 1978-1980. Chairman European division Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, London, 1980-1984, director worldwide accounts New York City, 1984-1986.

Board directors The Ogilvy Group, 1976-1986. President Weed Associates, since 1987. Consultant Nordeman Grimm, New York City, since 1988.

Membership

Chairman American Red Cross of Greater New York City, 1985, 86. Board directors The American Academy in Rome, New York City, since 1983. Board trustees The American Academy.

Member of The University New York City, Harvard Business School, Chatham Beach Tennis.

Connections

Married Bette Bardsley, December 5, 1969. Children: William, Elisabeth.

father:
Rolland William Weed

mother:
Berenice (Hoheisel) Weed

spouse:
Bette Bardsley

child:
William Weed

child:
Elisabeth Weed