The Segal Company today said that its founder and Chairman Emeritus, Martin Segal, has passed way. He was 96 years old.

Segal founded the consulting shop in 1939 and served as its president from 1939 to 1967.

In his announcement to staff, Joseph LoCicero, president and chief executive of the firm, said: “Words cannot express how much he did for so many people and what he meant to the organization he founded in 1939 and built. His love for and interest in The Segal Company never diminished during his years of retirement. He remained connected to our firm until the end.”

There will be a memorial service for Segal at Alice Tully Hall (Lincoln Center0 in New York City on September 12.

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