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Close-up: Arnold Sheiffer

Apr 23, 2001  •  Post A Comment

Arnold Sheiffer has been named chairman of station-rep firm giant Petry Media Corp. Mr. Sheiffer had been serving as a director of the company and as interim chief financial officer in his capacity as managing director of Sandler Capital and was instrumental in securing Petry’s recent multiyear financing.
Most recently, Mr. Sheiffer was chairman and CEO of SmartRoute Systems, a position he assumed in 1999. He is a former chief operating officer of Katz Media. At Katz, he successfully negotiated the acquisition of a competitive television and cable sales firm and established a European presence, taking Katz worldwide. He was also the architect of several financial instruments that ensured the company’s financial stability and allowed for potential growth through acquisition or internal expansion. He serves on the boards of Destinta Theaters and James Cable Co.