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December 2, 1989 | BRUCE HOROVITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the top-ranking American executives at Hakuhodo Advertising America Inc. said Friday that he was fired "without merit" and may sue the company for what he called a "history of discrimination against Americans" at the agency. "I deeply regret having to do this," said Kent Charles Cooper, vice president and director of public relations at the Los Angeles office of the Japanese agency. "But I intend to show a long, consistent pattern of discrimination."
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March 26, 1990 | From United Press International
A former executive with Hakuhodo Advertising America filed suit Friday against his former employer alleging employment discrimination and wrongful discharge. Kent C. Cooper charged that the company discriminated against him on the basis of his non-Japanese ancestry, forced him to deliver cash bribes and to bill clients for work that was never performed. Cooper served as vice president and director of public relations at the Los Angeles office until Nov.
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BUSINESS
December 2, 1989 | BRUCE HOROVITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the top-ranking American executives at Hakuhodo Advertising America Inc. said Friday that he was fired "without merit" and may sue the company for what he called a "history of discrimination against Americans" at the agency. "I deeply regret having to do this," said Kent Charles Cooper, vice president and director of public relations at the Los Angeles office of the Japanese agency. "But I intend to show a long, consistent pattern of discrimination."
BUSINESS
March 26, 1990 | From United Press International
A former executive with Hakuhodo Advertising America filed suit Friday against his former employer alleging employment discrimination and wrongful discharge. Kent C. Cooper charged that the company discriminated against him on the basis of his non-Japanese ancestry, forced him to deliver cash bribes and to bill clients for work that was never performed. Cooper served as vice president and director of public relations at the Los Angeles office until Nov.
BUSINESS
July 18, 1989 | BRUCE HOROVITZ
She wears a heart-shaped necklace, and her bangs fall in her eyes. She looks like many other teen-age girls. But underneath her photo is this headline: Spend $10 on a teen-age prostitute. This attention-grabbing print ad is for a Malibu treatment facility that houses teen drug addicts and alcohol abusers--some of whom have already turned to prostitution as a quick way to make money. The $10 that is mentioned in the ad is actually a call for donations to the center, Teamm House.
BUSINESS
May 29, 1987
Hironobu Shigenari has been named chief executive and regional director of New York-based Hakuhodo Advertising America Inc. Also, Shigenari will serve as general manager of the firm's Los Angeles office.
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December 14, 1987 | JESUS SANCHEZ, Times Staff Writer
Lee Kum Kee oyster sauce--a mild-tasting mixture used in Oriental dishes--had been sold in Asian stores for nearly a century when its Hong Kong maker went after the U.S. mass market. But the effort failed, and the reason, as it turned out, was not the product. It was the label. "We found out American consumers did not understand the labels that we had," said David W. H. Lee, who heads Lee Kum Kee's U.S. subsidiary based in Alhambra. So, with the help of S&O Consultants Inc.
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July 18, 1989 | BRUCE HOROVITZ
She wears a heart-shaped necklace, and her bangs fall in her eyes. She looks like many other teen-age girls. But underneath her photo is this headline: Spend $10 on a teen-age prostitute. This attention-grabbing print ad is for a Malibu treatment facility that houses teen drug addicts and alcohol abusers--some of whom have already turned to prostitution as a quick way to make money. The $10 that is mentioned in the ad is actually a call for donations to the center, Teamm House.
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