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Richard D. O’Connor

January 1, 2019

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Campbell-Ewald Advertising Chairman DOD Enterprises Ltd. (Deceased) – Warren and Birmingham, Michigan

As one of the most respected Chief Executive Officer’s in America, Richard O’Connor is regarded by all who know him as a consummate communicator. His enthusiasm for challenges was evident when he joined Campbell-Ewald in 1956 as a trainee on the Chevrolet account. As one of the world’s most prestigious advertising agencies, Campbell-Ewald recognized “Dick’s” ability to provide solutions and ideas, and by 1976, he was named President and Chief Operating Officer. An alumni of the University of Michigan, Mr. O’Connor serves on the Board of Directors of the Advertising Educational Foundation, former Director of the American Association of Advertising Agencies and is a Constituent Director of the Advertising Council. His community service is legendary, especially as a trustee for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, the Menninger Foundation and the United States Space Foundation. After nearly forty years on the job, Dick is currently preparing his international agency to provide solutions for his customers to keep pace with the worldwide communication network. His energy and commitment to excellence remain the single most important factor in his business career. “Northwood University embodies the principles of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and everything that’s important to all of us in America in the free enterprise system.”