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Encyclopedia > Peter Herrndorf

Peter Herrndorf is a Canadian lawyer and media businessman. He is the president and chief executive officer of the National Arts Centre. The National Arts Centre building in front of the Parliament with Confederation Park in the foreground The The National Arts Centre of Canada/Le Centre National des Arts is a federal government centre in Ottawa, Canada that is a venue for music, theatre, dance and other arts. ...


He graduated with a B.A. in political science and english from the University of Manitoba in 1962 and a law degree from Dalhousie University. In 1970, he received a MBA from the Harvard Business School. The University of Manitoba (established in 1877) is one of two universities in Winnipeg, Manitoba and was the first university ever established in Western Canada. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Dalhousie University is a university located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Harvard Business School Harvard Business School (HBS) is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University, and is one of the worlds leading management schools. ...


He worked for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) as a reporter, producer, head of TV current affairs and network vice-president. He was publisher of Toronto Life from 1983 to 1992, and was chairman and CEO of TVOntario from 1992 to 1999. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, commonly known by the abbreviation CBC, is Canadas government-owned radio and television broadcaster. ... Toronto Life is a Canadian magazine about entertainment, politics and life in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... TVOntario, officially the Ontario Educational Communications Authority, is an educational public television broadcaster in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... 1992 was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


In 2005, he was appointed to the board of directors of the CBC for a five-year term. He is also on the board of governors of the University of Ottawa. 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tabaret Hall At left, Morisset Library. ...


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. 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Membership in the Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, awarded to those who adhere to the Orders motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam, which means they desire a better country. ... York University (YorkU) is a large comprehensive university, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The University of Winnipeg received its charter in 1967 but its roots date back more than 130 years. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The John Drainie Award is presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television at the Gemini Awards. ...


He is married to Eva Czigler and has two children.


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National Arts Centre - Centre national des Arts (598 words)
Ottawa (Canada) -- The convocation season has arrived and with it, news that Peter Herrndorf, President and CEO of the National Arts Centre (NAC) will be receiving Honourary Doctor of Laws degrees from the University of Manitoba on Thursday, June, 1, 2006 and from Brock University in St. Catharines on June 7.
Peter Herrndorf is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.
Herrndorf has taken a leadership role in many community and industry activities in Canada and he has given his expertise and leadership to a broad range of boards, committees, advisory panels, foundations and other public and private sector organizations.
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