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Mr. John Dubby Wynne Jr.

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President and Chief Executive Off...

Local Address: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Labels Unlimited LLC
2505 Hawkeye Court
Virginia Beach , Virginia 23452
United States

Company Description: Labels Unlimited produces a wide range of industrial labels, decals, and stickers customized to meet the needs and requirements of our customers. For our machinery...   more

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  • MBA
    University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business
  • law degree
    University of Virginia
  • bachelor's degree
    Princeton University
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—Miller Center of Public Affairs, 6 Mar 2011 [cached]
John O. "Dubby" Wynne, ex-officio, of Virginia Beach is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Landmark Communications, Inc. in Norfolk, Virginia. He was appointed to the University of Virginia Board of Visitors in March 2003 and has been serving as Rector of the University since July 1, 2009. Wynne received his B.A. from Princeton University in 1967 and his J.D. from the University of Virginia in 1971. While serving on the University's board, Wynne has chaired the Special Committee on the Nomination of a President, the U.Va. Investment Management Company, and the Board of Visitors Special Committee on Planning. | UVa names new CEO for endowment, 6 Nov 2004 [cached]
John O. Wynne, UVIMCO,s chairman and a member of UVa,s Board of Visitors, said the decision was simple.
,The performance of the endowment is critical to our future excellence,, said Wynne, who worked with other UVa officials on the national search.
They spoke with ,dozens and dozens, of candidates, although the final list included about six people, Wynne said.
As the university relies more on private donations, it looks to include more asset categories in its investments, Wynne said.
Dubby Wynne, retired CEO of ..., 5 Feb 2010 [cached]
Dubby Wynne, retired CEO of Landmark Communications in Norfolk and current rector of the University of Virginia, also lost a child - in 1984, to leukemia after about four years of treatment at CHKD. Wynne has been a board member of the hospital, and he and his wife were instrumental in establishing Ghent's Ronald McDonald House, a home away from home for the families of seriously ill children at CHKD.
"Beth is a tremendous asset and she will be missed," Wynne said.
Often, Wynne said, before Duke popped the big question, a donor would ask her, "How can I help?"
About Us, 27 Jan 2015 [cached]
JOWINC, President - Mr. John O. Wynne
News Releases, 24 Mar 2005 [cached]
John O. (Dubby) Wynne elected to CW's Board of Trustees
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Board of Trustees welcomes John O. (Dubby) Wynne, retired president and chief executive officer of Norfolk-based Landmark Communications Inc., as its newest member.
“Dubby Wynne is one of Virginia's most distinguished citizens and it is an honor to welcome him as the newest member of Colonial Williamsburg's Board of Trustees,†said Colonial Williamsburg Chairman Colin G. Campbell.
Wynne, who currently serves on Landmark's board of directors, spent nearly 30 years employed in various leadership capacities with the company, beginning in 1974 when he joined Landmark as corporate secretary.He later went on to become president of Landmark Communications' broadcast group, where he was responsible for new business ventures.
One of those was The Weather Channel, which he helped found in 1981.From 1990 to 1993, Wynne was the chief operating officer of Landmark.He served as the company's president and chief executive officer from 1993 until his retirement from Landmark in 2001.He also was chairman of The Weather Channel at the time of his retirement.
A graduate of Princeton University, Wynne is a charter trustee of Princeton, a member of the board's executive committee and chairman of Princeton's academic affairs committee.He holds a law degree from the University of Virginia and serves as a member of the University's board of visitors.His many civic and professional affiliations also include chairman of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company; member and former co-chairman of the Hampton Roads Partnership; trustee and treasurer of The Norfolk Foundation; and vice chairman of the Council on Virginia's Future.
Past affiliations include chairman of the executive committee of the Virginia Business Council; member of the executive committee of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges; member of the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia; vice chair of the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters; and president of Junior Achievement of Tidewater.
A former board member of the National Cable Television Association (NCTA) and chairman of the National Satellite Programmers Group, Wynne received the Vanguard Award for Programmers from the NCTA in 1997.Additionally, he received the Governor's Award from the National Academy of Cable Programming, which cited his “leadership and insight in making The Weather Channel the preeminent provider of weather information, and one of the most innovative and popular networks on television.â€
A native of Norfolk, Wynne resides in Virginia Beach with his wife Susan.
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