Sun-Times Names Halbreich Chairman

  • February 11, 2009
Jeremy Halbreich has been named chairman of the Sun-Times Media Group, as well as interim CEO. He replaces Cyrus Freidheim, who announced his resignation as CEO and president after a takeover of the company's board by dissident shareholders, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. Halbreich, a former GM of The Dallas Morning News, will grapple with the company's ongoing losses, in addition to enormous federal tax liability incurred by former owner Conrad Black, now in prison for corporate theft.

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