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Publishing executive

Leon Hertz A.O., Australian publishing executive. Named Officer, Order of Australia, 2006. Member American-Scandinavian Federation (trustee), American Australian Association (director, member advisory council).

Background

A.O., Leon Hertz was born on August 1, 1938 in Perth, Australia. Came to United States, 1975. Son of A. and Rose (Traub) H.

Career

Director Mirror Newspapers News Ltd., Sydney, Australia, 1967-1975. General manager, director Australian Nationwide News, Australia, 1969-1975. Vice president, general manager Express News Corporation American, San Antonio, 1975-1980.

Vice president, associate public, general manager New York Post American, New York City, 1980-1986. General manager, director News International, London, 1986-1987. Executive vice president charge global marketing News Corporation Ltd., New York City, 1987.

Executive vice president News American, since 1987. Board directors Media Council of Australia, Sydney, 1970-1975. Chairman Australian Newspaper Council, Sydney, 1973-1975.

Membership

Member American-Scandinavian Federation (trustee), American Australian Association (director, member advisory council). Clubs: Cruising Yacht (Sydney). Friars (New York City), Metro.

Club (New York City).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing.

Connections

Married Linda Paula Cooper, June 1, 1980. 1 child, Monique.

father:
A. H.

mother:
Rose (Traub) H.

spouse:
Linda Paula Cooper

child:
Monique A.O.