Guy L. Smith

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This article is part of the Tobacco portal on Sourcewatch funded from 2006 - 2009 by the American Legacy Foundation.

Guy Smith was appointed a director of Intelli-Check, Inc. in June 2005. "Mr. Smith has been the Executive Vice President of Diageo, the worlds leading premium drinks company, since 2000 and is responsible for Corporate Relations and Marketing Public Relations. At Diageo, Mr. Smiths responsibilities include overseeing the corporations civic and social responsibility efforts in North America, including the Diageo Marketing Code. The Code governs the companys social responsibility activities with regard to the marketing and sale of alcoholic beverages and the companys undertakings to reduce underage access and abuse of alcohol. From 1998 1999, prior to joining Diageo, Mr. Smith was Special Advisor to President Clinton on The White House staff, where he served on the impeachment defense team. Mr. Smith also served as an informal strategic communications advisor to President Clinton from the beginning of the Clinton Administration. From 1999 2000, Mr. Smith was associated with The Hawthorn Group, a Washington-based public affairs firm, as well as with his own firm, Smith Worldwide Inc., from 1994 1996, which focused on reputation and crisis management. He was Chief Operating Officer of Hill & Knowlton International Public Relations, from 1992 1993, where he consulted with the firm's largest consumer product, technology, and legal clients. Prior to that Mr. Smith was Vice President-Corporate Affairs, the senior public affairs and public relations officer, for Philip Morris Companies Inc. from 1975 1992. During his 17 years with Philip Morris, Mr. Smith led the Corporate Affairs departments of the Miller Brewing Company and The Seven-Up Company, both then Philip Morris operating companies. Mr. Smith began his career as a reporter and assistant city editor for The Knoxville Journal. He is currently chairman of the Barrier Island Trust, an environmental protection organization and sits on the Board of Advisors of Mount Vernon, George Washingtons home outside Washington, DC. Mr. Smith also serves as an Honorary Battalion Chief of the Fire Department of New York." [1]

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  1. Guy L. Smith, Intelli-Check, accessed July 26, 2007