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April 11, 1991
Jerry Levin, executive vice president of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., the parent company of Revlon Inc, was named president of Revlon, effective immediately. He succeeds Sol Levine, 63, who intends to retire and become a consultant to the company.
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BUSINESS
April 11, 1991
Jerry Levin, executive vice president of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., the parent company of Revlon Inc, was named president of Revlon, effective immediately. He succeeds Sol Levine, 63, who intends to retire and become a consultant to the company.
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ENTERTAINMENT
January 12, 1991 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
Former hostage Jerry Levin can testify that terrorism is cruel and ugly no matter the cause. However, it's nice to see a television drama--in this case "Held Hostage: The Sis and Jerry Levin Story"--suggesting for once that, far from occurring in a vacuum, terrorist acts are usually the extremist's way of dramatizing a grievance. The best-case scenario: Address the grievance, and perhaps the terrorism will stop. Perhaps .
ENTERTAINMENT
January 12, 1991 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
Former hostage Jerry Levin can testify that terrorism is cruel and ugly no matter the cause. However, it's nice to see a television drama--in this case "Held Hostage: The Sis and Jerry Levin Story"--suggesting for once that, far from occurring in a vacuum, terrorist acts are usually the extremist's way of dramatizing a grievance. The best-case scenario: Address the grievance, and perhaps the terrorism will stop. Perhaps .
ENTERTAINMENT
September 8, 1990 | BART MILLS
It was touch and go that first week of August after Saddam Hussein's tanks rolled into Kuwait and Israel feared for its own borders. In Jerusalem, the cast and crew of a fact-based TV movie set in the ancient history of 1984-85--ABC's "Forgotten: The Sis and Jerry Levin Story"--met to discuss their own safety. Marlo Thomas, who plays the wife of a newsman taken hostage, recalls: "We all had little meetings. The eight Americans talked it out and seven of us decided to stay."
BUSINESS
January 17, 1989
Grand Metropolitan PLC, which recently acquired Pillsbury Co., has named Barry J. Gibbons chief executive of Pillsbury's Burger King subsidiary, succeeding Jerry Levin, who has resigned. Gibbons had been chairman and managing director of Grand Met's Grand Metropolitan Retailing Ltd. unit, which operates 2,000 restaurants in Europe. The company said Ian A. Martin, Pillsbury chairman and chief executive, will succeed Levin as chairman of Burger King.
NEWS
June 16, 1991
Jerry Levin, the former CNN bureau chief in Beirut who was held hostage for a year, and his wife Sis, who wrote "Beirut Diary" about the experience, will speak at the American Friends Service Committee. The couple, who now live in Pasadena, will discuss "From Beirut to Baghdad" at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 980 N. Fair Oaks Ave. The event is free and open to the public.
BUSINESS
June 23, 1988
Jerry Levin has replaced Kyle Craig as chairman of Pillsbury's S&A Restaurant Corp., its full-service restaurant subsidiary. The Minneapolis-based food and restaurant giant announced earlier Wednesday that Craig had resigned as head of the unit, which operates the Steak & Ale and Bennigan restaurant chains. Levin previously was executive vice president-corporate development.
NEWS
February 3, 1991
Applause to ABC and Marlo Thomas for showing a timely portrayal of our complex and painful relationship in the Middle East in "Held Hostage: The Sis and Jerry Levin Story" (Jan. 13). It's the true story of a Jewish journalist taken hostage while working in Lebanon and finally allowed to escape because his Christian wife used a form of diplomacy that is so sorely lacking by our political leaders. She kept the lines of communication open. She was honest. She listened to the other side and didn't make insulting provocative remarks.
BUSINESS
March 30, 1999 | Bloomberg News
Sunbeam Corp. said President and Chief Executive Jerry Levin, who took charge of the troubled appliance maker after the firing of Chairman Albert Dunlap nine months ago, will also become chairman. Delray Beach Fla.-based Sunbeam, the largest U.S. maker of small appliances, said Levin, 54, replaces Peter Langerman, 43, an outside director who was recently named chief executive of Franklin Mutual Advisers Inc., Sunbeam's largest shareholder.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 8, 1990 | BART MILLS
It was touch and go that first week of August after Saddam Hussein's tanks rolled into Kuwait and Israel feared for its own borders. In Jerusalem, the cast and crew of a fact-based TV movie set in the ancient history of 1984-85--ABC's "Forgotten: The Sis and Jerry Levin Story"--met to discuss their own safety. Marlo Thomas, who plays the wife of a newsman taken hostage, recalls: "We all had little meetings. The eight Americans talked it out and seven of us decided to stay."
BUSINESS
October 21, 1998 | Reuters
Sunbeam Corp. said it suffered an operating loss last year, rather than the turnaround touted by its ousted chief executive, downsizing specialist Al "Chainsaw Al" Dunlap. In restating its results, the maker of small household appliances blamed improper accounting practices during Dunlap's tenure. Last year's profit came at the expense of 1996 and the first quarter of 1998, which also were restated.
BUSINESS
October 19, 2007 | From Times Wire Services
Shares of San Francisco-based retailer Sharper Image Corp., known for selling such items as massage chairs, air purifiers and nose-hair trimmers, soared 45% on Thursday after six top company executives bought shares this week. The stock rose 85 cents to $2.72. The six insiders paid $1.78 to $1.90 a share.
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