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magazine publisher

Peter Robert Van Leight, American magazine publisher. Recipient Meyer Sniffen award, Union League Club, 1969. Member of Veterans Corps Artillery New York, New England Society, Subscription Fullfillment Managers Association, United States Darting Association, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Magazine Publications Association, Bombay Bicycle, Siwanoy Country, Union League.

Background

Leight, Peter Robert Van was born on April 18, 1935 in Brooklyn. Son of Eugene and Irma (Fink von Finkenstein zu Hohenstein) Van Leight.

Education

Bachelor, Brown University, 1957. Master in Archaeology, Mexico City University, 1956.

Career

Advertising staff executive Time Incorporated, New York York City, 1961—1963. Advertising sales executive Conde Nast Publications, 1963—1967. Vice president advertising sales New York Magazine, 1967—1974.

Advertising sales director, vice president Saturday Review, New York City, 1974—1976. Senior vice president, director marketing American Banker, 1976—1979. Advertising sales director World Tennis, Columbia Broadcasting System Publications, 1979—1981.

National sales manager Changing Times Magazine, 1981—1986. Advertising director, 1986—1989. Partner Townshend, Van Leight, since 1989.

Chairman International Subaquatic Industries Inc., 1974—1976. Member Post Master's General Advisory Committee, 1970—1971. With United States Navy, 1958-1961.

Membership

Member of Veterans Corps Artillery New York, New England Society, Subscription Fullfillment Managers Association, United States Darting Association, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Magazine Publications Association, Bombay Bicycle, Siwanoy Country, Union League.

Connections

Married Joan Aimee van Schreik, 1958 (divorced 1970). Children: Nicole, Erik. Married Nancy Elizabeth Arnold, May 20, 1972 (divorced 1988).

1 child Courtney; Married Victoria Earle Roschen, October 16, 1988.

father:
Eugene Fink

mother:
Irma (Fink

spouses:
Joan Aimee van Schreik

Nancy Elizabeth Arnold

Victoria Earle Roschen

children:
Nicole Leight

Erik Leight

Courtney Leight