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December 7, 2001 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To make sense of its crowded campus, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has turned to a Dutchman schooled in Jakarta, Amsterdam and London; a playful thinker who teaches at Harvard and once co-wrote a screenplay for cult film director Russ Meyer; an architect whose works of severe geometry and unconventional materials are found in France, the Netherlands and Las Vegas.
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ENTERTAINMENT
June 7, 1985 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, Times Staff Writer
The County Museum of Art has six new trustees, representing an array of artistic interests and business achievements. Roy A. Anderson, David Geffen, Richard Simms, Walter L. Weisman, James R. Young and Julius L. Zelman joined the board of trustees following their election Wednesday. Three of them, Geffen, Sims and Zelman, are art collectors. Geffen, a show-business tycoon best known as a producer of Broadway shows, movies and records, collects modern and contemporary art.
BUSINESS
August 31, 1988 | GEORGE WHITE, Times Staff Writer
The board of directors of American Medical International on Tuesday accepted the resignation of Walter L. Weisman as chairman and chief executive of the hospital chain and named a sitting member of the board, Royce Diener, as interim successor. The special session of the board, held at the company's Beverly Hills headquarters, was prompted by a directors' committee that concurred with the company's four largest shareholders after they demanded that Weisman be replaced, the company said Monday.
BUSINESS
September 7, 1988 | GEORGE WHITE, Times Staff Writer
American Medical International, the Beverly Hills-based hospital chain that has just weathered a controversial leadership change, has begun to lay off about 300 of its 2,000 employees as part of a cost-cutting effort. The layoffs, which are part of a larger cost-reduction plan, were outlined Tuesday in an interview with AMI Chairman Royce Diener. AMI's board of directors appointed Diener to be chairman and chief executive until the company selects a replacement for Walter L.
BUSINESS
August 30, 1988 | GEORGE WHITE, Times Staff Writer
Walter L. Weisman, chairman and chief executive of American Medical International, has lost the support of most of the firm's directors and is expected to resign today, the company said Monday. The resignation is scheduled one day before a deadline set by M. Lee Pearce, a major shareholder who has long been critical of AMI management. Last month, Pearce--who holds the second-largest stake in the Beverly Hills hospital chain--urged the board to remove Weisman by Aug. 31.
NEWS
December 7, 2001 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To make sense of its crowded campus, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has turned to a Dutchman schooled in Jakarta, Amsterdam and London; a playful thinker who teaches at Harvard and once co-wrote a screenplay for cult film director Russ Meyer; an architect whose works of severe geometry and unconventional materials are found in France, the Netherlands and Las Vegas.
BUSINESS
January 20, 1989
* Richard A. Gilleland, 44, has been elected chairman of American Medical International, the Beverly Hills-based hospital chain. He previously had assumed the duties of chief executive. Gilleland was formerly chairman of Intermedics, an Angleton, Tex.-based producer of cardiac pacemakers and other biomedical devices. Gilleland succeeded Royce Diener, who had assumed the position of chairman and chief executive on an interim basis after AMI's board forced Walter L. Weisman to resign Aug. 30.
NEWS
June 19, 1986
Walter L. Weisman, president of American Medical International of Beverly Hills, has been named to the board of trustees of the New York-based Committee for Economic Development, a national organization of business and academic leaders who conduct research and develop policy recommendations on major economic and social issues. The 40-year-old committee is nonprofit and nonpartisan.
BUSINESS
September 7, 1988 | GEORGE WHITE, Times Staff Writer
American Medical International, the Beverly Hills-based hospital chain that has just weathered a controversial leadership change, has begun to lay off about 300 of its 2,000 employees as part of a cost-cutting effort. The layoffs, which are part of a larger cost-reduction plan, were outlined Tuesday in an interview with AMI Chairman Royce Diener. AMI's board of directors appointed Diener to be chairman and chief executive until the company selects a replacement for Walter L.
BUSINESS
August 31, 1988 | GEORGE WHITE, Times Staff Writer
The board of directors of American Medical International on Tuesday accepted the resignation of Walter L. Weisman as chairman and chief executive of the hospital chain and named a sitting member of the board, Royce Diener, as interim successor. The special session of the board, held at the company's Beverly Hills headquarters, was prompted by a directors' committee that concurred with the company's four largest shareholders after they demanded that Weisman be replaced, the company said Monday.
BUSINESS
August 30, 1988 | GEORGE WHITE, Times Staff Writer
Walter L. Weisman, chairman and chief executive of American Medical International, has lost the support of most of the firm's directors and is expected to resign today, the company said Monday. The resignation is scheduled one day before a deadline set by M. Lee Pearce, a major shareholder who has long been critical of AMI management. Last month, Pearce--who holds the second-largest stake in the Beverly Hills hospital chain--urged the board to remove Weisman by Aug. 31.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 7, 1985 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, Times Staff Writer
The County Museum of Art has six new trustees, representing an array of artistic interests and business achievements. Roy A. Anderson, David Geffen, Richard Simms, Walter L. Weisman, James R. Young and Julius L. Zelman joined the board of trustees following their election Wednesday. Three of them, Geffen, Sims and Zelman, are art collectors. Geffen, a show-business tycoon best known as a producer of Broadway shows, movies and records, collects modern and contemporary art.
BUSINESS
September 2, 1987 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
Walter L. Weisman, who as president and chief executive of American Medical International shepherded the company through nearly two years of restructuring, was named Tuesday as its next chairman. AMI is a major health services provider with annual revenue of about $4 billion. Weisman will succeed Royce Diener, who will step down after the Beverly Hills company's Jan. 21 annual meeting. Diener, who joined the company in 1969 as an outside director, has been its chairman since 1979.
BUSINESS
September 23, 1988
American Medical International's corporate directors have expanded their ranks to 18 from 16 by electing a major shareholder and the nominee of another major shareholder to the board. One new board member--Morton H. Meyerson, a 50-year-old Ft. Worth investor--was nominated by Investment LP, a Ft. Worth-based partnership led by Richard Rainwater. Investment LP owns 7.3% of AMI's outstanding stock, the third-largest stake in the Beverly Hills hospital chain. The company also elected Dr. M.
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