10 Former marketing execs and where they are now

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1. Denis Beausejour

He stepped down as VP-marketing of Procter & Gamble Co. in 2000; in 2004 became pastor of the Mariemont Community church near Cincinnati.

2. Roy Bergold

The former VP-chief creative officer for McDonald's USA opened an equestrian center in Payson, Ariz., last year.

3. Chris Clouser

Former chief global marketing officer for Burger King and CEO of the Minnesota Twins is now president of the Association of Tennis Professionals.

4. Mary Elizabeth Donaldson

The former marketing executive at Young & Rubicam, Sydney, Rapp Collins in Edinburgh and DDB, Melbourne, in May of this year became HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark.

5. John Hommeyer

The former CMO of Pets.com, who commissioned the sock puppet that became an icon of dot-com-era excess and failure, in 2004 became VP of Clorox Co.'s laundry business this year after a stint as CMO of Hotwire.

6. Jim Mack

Resigned as chairman of Publicis Groupe's Frankel in August 2003 to open Jemrose Vineyards, named for his and wife Gloria's two daughters.

7. Muktesh `Micky' Pant

Resigned as chief marketing officer of Reebok in February. Reportedly intended to return to his native India and start a yoga-related business.

8. Kirk Souder

The cancer survivor left as president-executive creative director of Publicis & Hal Riney, San Francisco, to get a masters degree in psychology.

9. Bill Westbrook

The retired president-creative director of Fallon, Minneapolis, runs the Hope & Glory Inn in Irvington, Va.

10. Sergio Zyman

The former chief marketing officer of Coca-Cola, known as "the Aya-Cola," is now an author and head of the Zyman Group, which consults corporations on marketing matters.

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