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James Douglas Packer

James Douglas Packer, publishing and broadcasting executive. Named one of World's Richest People, Forbes Magazine, since 1999.

Background

  • Packer, James Douglas was born on September 8, 1967. Son of Kerry Francis and Roslyn Parker.

  • Career

    • Director Public and Broadcasting Ltd., 1991-1992. General manager Certificate of Public Health Group, 1992-1996. Chief Executive Officer Public and Broadcasting Ltd., 1996-1998.

      Executive chairman, Chief Executive Officer Public and Broadcasting Ltd., Certificate of Public Health Group, since 1998. Director Australian Consolidated Press Group Ltd., since 1991, general manager, since 1993. Director Nine Newtwork Australia Ltd., since 1992, Huntsman Corporation, Utah, since 1994, Optus Vision Proprietary Ltd., since 1995, Valassas Inserts, Challenger Finance Services Grp.

      Ltd., Qantas Airways Ltd., Sunland Grp. Ltd.; Chairman of SEEK Ltd.

    Connections

    • Married Jodhi Meares, 1999 (divorced 2002).
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    Born September 8, 1967
    (age 49)
    • 1991 - 1992
      Director, Public and Broadcasting Limited
    • 1992 - 1996
      general manager, Certificate of Public Health Group
    • 1996 - 1998
      Chief Executive Officer, Public and Broadcasting Limited
    • 1998
      executive, Public and Broadcasting Limited
    • 1998
      Chief Executive Officer, Public and Broadcasting Limited

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