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Herbert Jay Cohen

publishing company executive

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.

father:
Nathan Cohen

mother:
Minnie Rose (Cless) Cohen

spouse:
Barbara L. Pennet

children:
Laura Cohen

Neil Cohen

Melanie Cohen