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Ian Greenberg
Born June 14, 1942 (1942-06-14) (age 67)
Montreal, Canada
Nationality Canada Canadian
Occupation CEO, Astral Media
Home town Montreal, Canada
Spouse(s) Linda
Children 3

Ian Greenberg (born June 14, 1942, Montreal, Canada) has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A/ACM.B) since 1996.

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Biography

Born in Montreal in 1942, he is a graduate of the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program. With his three brothers, Harold Greenberg, Harvey Greenberg, and Sidney Greenberg, he along with his brothers, founded Astral Media in 1961. Under his present day leadership, the company, which began as a specialty photographic business, has evolved into a pure-play media company focusing on television, radio and outdoor advertising. Astral Media now has over 2,800 employees in eight Canadian provinces. The business has grown, under Mr Greenberg’s stewardship, to operate 82 radio stations [1] l [2], 20 pay and specialty television channels and over 7,500 outdoor advertising faces. The company also owns and operates 100 websites (source: 2008astralmedia.com).

Since he was appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, the Company has recorded 50 consecutive quarters of growth.[3]

He is very involved in his community and actively supports Canadian culture as well as a large number of charitable associations. He is currently a member of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, as well as a governor of the Banff World Television Festival and Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital.

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Marriage and children

Mr. Greenberg lives in Montréal with his wife Linda. They have three children and eight grandchildren.

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