American Media (publisher)

American Media, Inc., is a publisher of a number of major United States-based magazines and supermarket tabloids.

Company background

American Media's corporate headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida, figured prominently in news headlines in late 2001, after an anthrax attack was perpetrated on the company. Since then the corporate headquarters have moved to New York City at 1 Park Avenue in Manhattan. The CEO, David J. Pecker, now travels between the Boca Raton and New York office while managing the company.

American Media also owns Distribution Services, Inc., an in-store magazine merchandising company.

Roger Altman, through Evercore Partners, bought a controlling stake in American Media in 1999.



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