SHELLY LAZARUS Biography - Bussiness people and enterpreneurs


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Name: Shelly Lazarus                                                                   
Born: September 1, 1947.                                                               
Education: Smith College, BA, 1968; Columbia University, MBA, 1970.                     
Family: Daughter of Lewis Braff (a certified public accountant) and Sylvia;             
married George Lazarus (pediatrician), 1970; children: three.                           
Career: Clairol, 1970-1971, assistant product manager; Ogilvy & Mather, 1971-1974,     
account executive; 1974-1976, department store buyer; Ogilvy & Mather, 1976-1987,       
management supervisor; O&M Direct, 1987-1989, general manager; O&M Direct, 1989-1991,   
president; O&M New York, 1991-1994, president; O&M North America, 1994-1996,           
president; Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, 1996-, chief executive officer; 1997-,           
Awards: Named Advertising Woman of the Year by the Advertising Women of New York,       
1994; honored with Matrix Award from Women in Communications, 1995; named               
Businesswoman of the Year by New York City Partnership, 1996; honored with             
Distinguished Leadership Award, Columbia Business School, 2003.