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Werner Mark Linz

Werner Mark Linz, German international publishing executive.


  • Linz, Werner Mark was born on April 6, 1935 in Cologne, Germany. Came to United States, 1959, naturalized, 1976. Son of George A. and Catherine B. (Wegener) Linz.

  • Education

    • Student, University Frankfurt, Germany, 1957. Student, New York University, 1958.


    • Successively treasurer, marketing vice president, executive vice president Herder & Herder Public Company, New York City, 1958-1971. Public, general manager Herder division McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1971-1973. President, chief executive officer Seabury Press, New York City, 1973-1980.

      Founder, chairman, Chief Executive Officer Continuum Public Company and Crossroad Public Company, 1980-1992. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Continuum Public Group, 1992-2000. Co-founder, v. chairman Continuum International Public Group, London and New York City, since 2000.

      Director American University Press, Cairo, since 1995. Adjunct professor marketing New York University, City University, Pace University.


    Charter member national advisory committee Center for the Book Library. of Congress. Member National Committee on Higher Education and Library. Programs; board directors Peterson's, Princeton, New Jersey, Aperture Foundation, Jung Foundation, New York City.

    Member Association American Publications (board directors, chairman education committee), Society Scholarly Public (charter) Clubs: University (New York City). American Yacht (Rye, New York ).


    • Married Helen Ruth Baumler, July 27, 1959. Children: Julia, Alice.
    Werner Mark Linz
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    Born April 6, 1935
    • 1957
      University Frankfurt
    • 1958
      New York University
    • 1958 - 1971
      Successively treasurer, vice president Herder & Herder Public Company
    • 1958 - 1971
      marketing vice president, vice president Herder & Herder Public Company
    • 1958 - 1971
      executive, vice president Herder & Herder Public Company
    • 1973 - 1980
      president, officer Seabury Press
    • 1973 - 1980
      chief executive, officer Seabury Press
    • 1992
      chairman, Continuum Public Group
    • 1992
      Chief Executive Officer, Continuum Public Group
    • 1995
      director, American University Press
      Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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