Bruce Gordon (businessman)

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Bruce Gordon
Born (1929-02-04) 4 February 1929 (age 85)
Randwick, New South Wales
Nationality Australian
Occupation Businessman; media owner; investor
Known for Owner of WIN Group
Net worth A$1,096 million (2014)[1]

Bruce Gordon (born 4 February 1929 in Randwick, New South Wales) is an Australian businessman. He is the owner of the Australian television network, WIN Television [2] through his ownership of WIN Corporation.

Gordon gained control of Television Wollongong Transmission Ltd (later rebadged as WIN TV, itself an acronym of Wollongong Illawarra New South Wales) in 1979 from Rupert Murdoch.[1] He then expanded WIN Television's operations during the 1990s, buying out the other shareholders in 1991 after buying two licenses in Queensland and Crawford Productions.[citation needed] By the end of the decade WIN had licenses and transmitters in all Australian states and mainland territories.[1]

In 2014, the Business Review Weekly assessed Gordon's net worth at A$1,096 million.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "BRW Rich 200 list 2014: 34. Bruce Gordon". BRW (Sydney). 27 June 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Quinn, Karl (29 March 2010). "The trouble with Joshua". The Age (Melbourne, Victoria). Retrieved 29 March 2010.