Mr. and Mrs. Richard Samber
In June 1963, Richard Samber graduated from Baruch with a BBA in Accounting and in 1965 he achieved his CPA certificate. His first accounting job came in August 1956 in the Accounting Department of Robert Hall Clothes. He was gaining experience, and in 1960 he was hired by David Berdon & Co., CPAs. In 1968 he moved on to Weight Watchers International Inc. as the Controller. In 1978 Weight Watchers was acquired by H.J. Heinz Co. He was fortunate to stay on and become the Vice President of Finance and Administration, which includes finance, information technology, human resources, and administration. Within a short time after he was appointed Chief Financial Officer. He retired in 1993 after 25 years of service.
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