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Peter Herrndorf was a Canadian lawyer and media businessman. He retired as the president and chief executive officer of the National Arts Centre on June 2, 2018.
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Occupation||Lawyer, Media businessman|
Peter A. Herrndorf, CC OOnt was born on October 27, 1940, until his death on February 18, 2023, at age 82 years. He was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He graduated with a BA in political science and English from the University of Manitoba in 1962 and a law degree from Dalhousie University in 1965. In 1970, he received an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Peter Herrndorf joined the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) as a TV reporter/editor in Winnipeg beginning in 1965 a day after graduating from Dalhousie. Later that year, he moved to CBC Edmonton as a current affairs producer. In 1967, he transferred to Toronto as a producer of the network’s current affairs series The Way It Is.
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Herrndorf served as CBC’s Head of TV Current Affairs Programming from 1974 to 1977. In 1979, he became Special Assistant to the vice president and general manager of the CBC English network and served as vice president of English services from 1979 to 1983. He moved the nightly newscast The National from 11 o’clock to 10 and helped create a nightly public affairs program, The Journal.
He was the publisher of Toronto Life from 1983 to 1992 and was chairman and CEO of TVOntario from 1992 to 1999. In 1993, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. He also received honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from York University in 1989, from the University of Winnipeg in 1993, and from Dalhousie University in 2000. In 1998, he was awarded the John Drainie Award.
In 2007, Peter Herrndorf was awarded the Order of Ontario for having “revolutionized Canadian broadcasting, publishing and the performing arts at organizations such as the CBC, Toronto Life Magazine, TV Ontario and the National Arts Centre”. He was appointed to the board of directors of the CBC in February 2005 for a five-year term. He was also on the board of governors of the University of Ottawa.
On June 30, 2017, it was announced that he was named a Companion of the Order of Canada by Governor General David Johnston for “his transformative leadership in Canada’s artistic community and for his enduring commitment to building a thriving national arts scene.”
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Peter Herrndorf net worth
How much was Peter Herrndorf worth? Peter Herrndorf net worth was estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income was from his primary work as a lawyer and media businessman. Peter Herrndorf’s salary per month and other career earning were over $400,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He was one of the richest and most influential media businessmen in Canada. He stood at an appealing height of 1.83m and had a good body weight which suited his personality.