Bruce Gordon (businessman)

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Bruce Gordon
Born (1929-02-04) 4 February 1929 (age 88)
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 through his ownership of WIN Corporation,[2] as well as the largest shareholder in both Ten Network Holdings and Nine Entertainment Co..

For thirty years, he worked in Hollywood as a programming executive at Paramount Television.

Gordon gained control of Television Wollongong Transmission Ltd (later rebadged as WIN TV) 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 licences in Queensland and Crawford Productions.[citation needed] By the end of the decade WIN had licences 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. ^ Windsor, Georgina (11 February 2010). "WIN Corp owner Bruce Gordon sues Nine over live-streaming of TV channels". The Australian. The Australian. Retrieved 4 June 2016.