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William M. Guttman

William M. Guttman

In Memoriam

Mr. Guttman was general counsel and a senior executive of Time Inc., responsible for all domestic and international legal affairs of Time and its worldwide divisions and subsidiaries. He left in 1991, after spearheading the Time and Warner Communications merger. He was co-chairman and CEO of the Palm Beach Civic Association, 1997-2005. Mr. Guttman also serves on the board of directors of the Citizens’ Association of Palm Beach, and the board of the Graham-Eckes Palm Beach Academy Foundation. He served on the Town of Palm Beach Charter Review Commission 1997-99 and on the Palm Beach Planning and Zoning Commission 2006-2009, two years as chairman. In 2005 he received the Anti-Defamation League’s Distinguished Community Service Award for promoting harmony and understanding in Palm Beach, and in 2006 the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Pride of Palm Beach Award. During his career, Mr. Guttman served as an adjunct professor at Pace University Law School and Columbia University Business School and was a member of the Council of the Rand Corporation and the board of governors of the Shepard Broad Law Center of Nova Southeastern University. Mr. Guttman has also served on many distinguished academic and professional committees, including the Business Roundtable’s legal committee. He received both his undergraduate and law degrees from Columbia with honors.

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