Dr. Paul Leblang is the recipient of a Silver Medal from the National Retail Merchants Association, and the 1993 Edward Mayer Jr. Award from the Direct Marketing Association.
GREENWICH, CT, January 09, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Paul Leblang, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Leblang celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Dr. Leblang is a database marketing pioneer with more than 45 years of experience in recognizing consumer trends. Initially intending to pursue a career in research chemistry, he attended the University of Minnesota, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1949, and continued his academic efforts at New York University. Dr. Leblang completed a Master of Business Administration at New York University in 1957, and obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in 1962. Pivoting away from research chemistry, Mr. Leblang discovered a gift for science-based marketing after joining an advertising agency in 1948.
From 1950 until 1965, Dr. Leblang was an advertising manager for Gimbel Brothers in New York City. He further excelled as the advertising director for Abercrombie and Fitch from 1963 to 1964, and joined G. Fox in 1965 as the vice president and sales promotion director. Dr. Leblang remained with G. Fox until 1975, when he advanced to become the senior vice president and director of marketing for Saks Fifth Avenue, a position he held through 1990. Between 1991 and 1996, Dr. Leblang was a marketing consultant in individual practice.
In addition to his work in marketing, Dr. Leblang served as an adjunct professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology from 1957 until 1961, and has been an invited speaker in his field in the United States, Europe and Asia. He is the former vice president of the Retail Advertising Conference and maintained activity on the board of the Direct Marketing Association between 1981 and 1990. Among other accolades, Dr. Leblang is the recipient of a Silver Medal from the National Retail Merchants Association, and the 1993 Edward Mayer Jr. Award from the Direct Marketing Association.
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