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Edward N. Ney

Edward N. NeyAKA Edward Noonan Ney

Born: 26-May-1925
Birthplace: St. Paul, MN
Died: 8-Jan-2014
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of Young & Rubicam, 1970-86

Military service: US Navy Air Corps (WWII)

Father: John J. Ney (Midwest sales manager, American Standard)
Brother: John Ney (writer)
Wife: Suzanne Hayes (m. 1950, three children)
Son: Nicholas Hayes Ney (b. 12-Feb-1953)
Daughter: Hillary St. Clair Colligan (b. 1954)
Daughter: Michelle Colby Ney (b. 9-Dec-1955)
Wife: Patricia Murray Wood (until his death)

    High School: John Burroughs School, St. Louis, MO (1942)
    University: BA, Amherst College (1946)
    Administrator: Life Trustee, Amherst College
    Administrator: Chairman, Visiting Committee on Afro-American Studies, Harvard University (1977-84)
    Administrator: Trustee, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University (1994-)

    US Ambassador to Canada (1989-92)
    US Official Member, Board for International Broadcasting (1983-89)
    Radio Free Europe Board member (1975-83)
    Paine Webber Vice Chairman (1986-89)
    Young & Rubicam CEO (1970-86)
    Young & Rubicam President-International (-1970)
    Young & Rubicam Beginning as account manager (1951-89)
    Member of the Board of Young & Rubicam (as Chairman, 1986-89)
    Member of the Board of Barrick Gold
    Member of the Board of Power Corporation of Canada
    Member of the Board of Mattel
    Member of the Board of Integrated Defense Technologies (past)
    Academy of Political Science Board member
    Ad Council Honorary Chairman
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Center for Strategic & International Studies Advisory board (1986-)
    Council on Foreign Relations (1974-)
    Council of American Ambassadors
    Dutch Treat Club 1981
    Elizabeth Dole Committee
    Elizabeth Dole for President
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    Friends of Joe Lieberman
    Friends of Senator D'Amato 1998 Committee
    George W. Bush for President
    John McCain 2008
    Kay Bailey Hutchison for Senate
    McCain for Senate '98
    Romney for President
    Urban League Trustee (1976-88)
    Museum of Television and Radio Trustee (1982-)
    George Bush Presidential Library Trustee (1994-)


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