CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1987 |
Three management groups made bids Monday to become private operators of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena complex, launching what Coliseum officials said may be protracted negotiations on the future of the facilities. Two of the bids--one by a partnership of MCA Inc.'s Music Entertainment Group and Spectacor Management and another by a partnership of Weintraub International and Madison Square Garden Corp.
July 12, 1987
Harry Usher, United States Football League commissioner and a 1984 Olympics official, has been named president of a newly formed division of Weintraub Entertainment Group. Usher will join the Los Angeles firm July 20 as president of Weintraub International Enterprises and as a senior vice president of the parent company. He will manage domestic and international corporate acquisitions and new ventures.
October 17, 1987 |
Harry Usher, who was executive vice president of the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, has withdrawn his name from consideration as executive director of the United States Olympic Committee, a source said Friday. Usher, selected as one of four finalists by a USOC search committee, declined to be interviewed for the job, saying that he was not interested in leaving his current position as president of Weintraub International.
October 7, 1987
Harry Usher, who was executive vice president of the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, and Harvey Schiller, commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, are among four finalists for the United States Olympic Committee's executive director position, a source close to the USOC said Tuesday. The source said one of the other candidates is Joe Bailey, an executive with the Dallas Cowboys. The name of the fourth finalist was unavailable.
January 7, 1989 |
Harry L. Usher, who had responsibility for planning and staging the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, has been named managing director of the Los Angeles office of international search firm Russell Reynolds Associates. Usher, a lawyer, joined the firm from Weintraub Entertainment Group, where he has been a senior vice president since July, 1987. He also has been president of its subsidiary, Weintraub International Enterprises.