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Herbert Jay Cohen

Herbert Jay Cohen, American publishing company executive. Active Boy Scouts American, Little League Baseball, Parent Teachers Organization; trustee, president Men's Club; trustee, vice president Jewish Community Center, Harrison, New York Captain United States Army, 1956. Member Direct Mail Information Exchange, Direct Mail Credit Association Clubs: Member B'nai B'rith. (vice president), Rye Golf.

Background

  • Cohen, Herbert Jay was born on October 12, 1935 in New York City. Son of Nathan and Minnie Rose (Cless) Cohen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1956.

    Career

    • Fulfillment manager Around the World Shoppers Club, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1957-1960. Operations manager Columbia Record Club, New York City, 1960-1962. Production manager Popular Merchandise Company, Passaic, New Jersey, 1962-1966.

      Assistant public Xerox Education Publications, Middletown, Connecticut, 1966-1972. Executive vice president, director Arno Press, New York Times, New York City, 1972-1976, president, 1976-1981, Cohen & Company, 1981-1984. President, chief executive officer Kraus Reprint & Periodicals, Inc., since 1984.

      Lecturer New York University.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Membership

    Active Boy Scouts American, Little League Baseball, Parent Teachers Organization. Trustee, president Men's Club. Trustee, vice president Jewish Community Center, Harrison, New York Captain United States Army, 1956.

    Member Direct Mail Information Exchange, Direct Mail Credit Association Clubs: Member B'nai B'rith. (vice president), Rye Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara L. Pennet, April 15, 1962 (divorced 1981). Children: Laura, Neil, Melanie.
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    Born October 12, 1935
    • 1956
      City College of New York
    • 1957 - 1960
      Fulfillment manager, Around the World Shoppers Club
      Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
    • 1960 - 1962
      operations manager, Columbia Record Club
    • 1962 - 1966
      production manager, Popular Merchandise Company
      Passaic, New Jersey, United States
    • 1966 - 1972
      assistant, public Xerox Education Publications
      Middletown, New Jersey, United States
    • 1972 - 1976
      executive, Arno Press
    • 1972 - 1976
      director, Arno Press
    • 1981 - 1984
      executive, Arno Press
    • 1981 - 1984
      director, Arno Press
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