David J. Pecker

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David J. Pecker is the Chairman and CEO of American Media (publisher).[1] He is the publisher of National Enquirer, Star, Sun, Weekly World News, Globe, Men's Fitness, Muscle and Fitness, Flex, Fit Pregnancy and Shape. He has served in his current role at AMI since 1999 and previously served as Chairman and CEO of Hachette Filipacchi Médias. He began his career as an accountant and, at CBS Magazines, rose to V.P., Controller. As the junior of four employees in a partnership, CBS Magazines was acquired in a leveraged buyout and sold to Hachette. He soon after became CEO at Hachette when the other three partners resigned.


  1. ^ "EXECUTIVE PROFILE: David J. Pecker". Bloomberg L.P. 2010. Retrieved 16 March 2010.