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Publishing executive

Sven-Erik Bergh, Swedish publishing executive. Recipient Cat Prize for Distinguished Publishing, Sweden, 1986.

Background

Bergh, Sven-Erik was born on January 6, 1912 in Helsingborg, Sweden. Son of William Albert and Viktoria (Peterson) Bergh.

Education

Student, Berlin U., 1932-1933;student, Uppsala U., 1933-1934, 34-38;Master of Arts, Worcester College, Oxford, England, 1938.

Career

Public, chief Executive officer, LJUS Publications AB/Esselte AB, Stockholm, 1938-1947;Public, chief Executive officer, Neuer Verlag AB/Esselte AB, Stockholm, 1938-1947;contract officer, United Nations, New York City, 1948-1952;vice chairman, Civil Defence New York, 1948-1953;public, chief Executive officer, Berghs Forlag AB, Stockholm, 1953-1985;public, chief Executive officer, Bergh & Bergh Publications GmbH, Switzerland, Sweden, since 1961;public, chief Executive officer, Bergh & Bergh Publications GmbH, Federal Republic Germany, since 1961;public, chief Executive officer, Edition Sven Erik Bergh, Switzerland, 1969-1987;public, chief Executive officer, Edition Sven Erik Bergh, Federal Republic Germany, 1969-1987;public, chief Executive officer, Bergh Public, New York City, 1982. Chief Executive officer Kündig & Bergh AG.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Secretary-general United Nations Oxford Cambridge Club, New York City, 1948—1952. Ambassador member Grand Old Party (Europe), Washington, 1995—2000. Member advisory council Worcester College Society, University Oxford, England, 2001.

Master: Masons; member Overseas Press Club American, Press Club Sweden, Mystery Writers American, United Oxford-Cambridge Club (London), Princeton Club New York, Efficiency Club Switzerland, Zorn Academy Stockholm (honorary), Freemason, Zurich.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.

Connections

Married Liselotte Weiss, December 25, 1936. Children: Bettina Alexandra and Irene Sylvia (twins), Karin, Madeleine, Edward.

father:
William Albert Bergh

mother:
Viktoria (Peterson) Bergh

spouse:
Liselotte Weiss

child:
Bettina Alexandra and Irene Sylvia Bergh (twins)

child:
Karin Bergh

child:
Madeleine Bergh

child:
Edward Bergh