Walter Bregman began his professional career in the lowly position of media research analyst with the Leo Burnett Company and concluded it as Worldwide President of International Playtex, Inc. In between, he served as President of Norman, Craig and Kummel – Europe, President of NCK US and Worldwide and V.P. Advertising and Marketing for the E & J Gallo Winery. He has lived in Chicago, London, Modesto, CA, and Westport CT. He has consulted extensively and served on numerous corporate boards.
He was also Chairman of the Board of the San Diego Chamber Orchestra for five years and on the Board for an additional five years.
He authored Spray the Bear; Reminiscences from the Golden Age; of Advertising and co-authored Seven Friends, Sixty Years Later”.
Mr. Bregman is a graduate of Harvard University and was married to his college sweetheart for fifty-nine and a half years. He has three sons and five grandchildren and lives in Del Mar, CA, where he divides his time between volunteering, golf, writing and traveling.