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Advertising executive

William Wade Bishop, American advertising executive. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1962-1968. Member Salem Golf Club.


Bishop, William Wade was born on April 17, 1939 in Mount Vernon, New York, United States. Son of Kenneth Farrington and Dorothea (Renz) Bishop.


Bachelor, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1961.


Account executive Ogilvy & Mather, Grey, BDO International (Barton, Durstine & Osborn) and Batten Company, New York City, 1964-1972. Vice president Ted Bates, 1972-1974. Category manager General Foods Corporation, White Plains, 1974-1979.

Managing director Marketing Corporation American, Westport, Connecticut, 1979-1980. Executive vice president Master of Computer Applications Advertising, New York City, 1980-1984, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1984-1986, Master of Computer Applications Communications Group, 1986-1989. President Ally & Gargano, New York City, 1986-1989.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer CHC Advertising, 1989-1992. Chief Executive Officer CHC Advertising and M.E.D. Communications, since 1992. President, Chief Executive Officer Ryan Direct, Westport, 1992-1994.

Director South Beach Beverages, since 1995. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Sierra Communications Group, 1995-2001. Chief operating officer South Beach Beverage Company, 1999-2001.

Chief Executive Officer Blue Buffalo Company. Owner Long Island Lizards, Lacrosse. Partner Blue Buffalo Company, 2002, B Group, since 2001.


Served with United States Marine Corps, 1962-1968. Member Salem Golf Club.


  • Other Interests

    Lacrosse, golf.


Married Jacqueline Kenton, May 21, 1966. Children: William Junior, Christopher.

Kenneth Farrington Bishop

Dorothea (Renz) Bishop

Jacqueline Kenton

William Junior Bishop

Christopher Bishop