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Paul Gottlieb

Paul Gottlieb, publishing company executive. Decorated chevalier Ordre des Artes et Lettres (France).


  • Gottlieb, Paul was born on January 16, 1935 in New York City. Son of Vitaly Matthew and Liza (Rabinowitz) Gottlieb.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1956; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), State University of New York, Purchase, 1999.


    • Literature agent William Morris Agency, New York City, 1956-1957, 59-60. Assistant to president Omni Products Corporation, 1960-1962. With American Heritage Public Company Incorporated, 1962-1975, president, 1970-1975.

      Chairman board Fulfillment Corporation American. President Paul Gottlieb Associates, Incorporated, since 1975, Thames and Hudson Incorporated, 1976-1979. Chief Executive Officer, president, vice-Chairman, public, editor-in-chief Harry N. Abrams, Incorporated, New York York City, 1980-2000.

      Vice-chairman La Martinière Groupe (parent company Harry N. Abrams, Incorporated), 2001—2002. Executive director Aperture Foundation, since 2002. Chairman Hermitage Interant.

      Merchandising, B.V., Amsterdam. Board directors Tanya Corporation. Consultant in field.


    Guide United States exhibitions, Moscow, 1959, 1961, vice chairman E. Harlem College and Career Counseling Program, 1971—1974, trustee Museum Modern Art, Dalton School, board directors National Foundation Depressive Illness, Public Center for Cultural Resources, New York Studio School Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, Academy American Poets, chairman, 2002, Hermitage International Merchandising, B.V., Amsterdam, 2002, Member Association American Publications, Coffee House Club, Century Association.


    • Married Linda Ellen Salzman, June 19, 1960 (division November 1989). Children: Nicholas, Andrew.

      Married Elisabeth Lohman Scharlatt, January 27, 1990. 1 stepchild Nicholas T. Scharlatt.
    • child: Nicholas Gottlieb
    • child: Andrew Gottlieb
    • mother: Liza (Rabinowitz) Gottlieb
    • spouse: Linda Ellen Salzman
    • spouse: Elisabeth Lohman Scharlatt
    • father: Vitaly Matthew Gottlieb
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    Born January 16, 1935
    • 1956
      Swarthmore College
    • 1999
      State University of New York
    • 1956 - 1957
      Literature agent William Morris Agency
    • 1960 - 1962
      assistant, to president Omni Products Corporation
    • 1975
      president, Paul Gottlieb Associates
    • 1976 - 1979
      president, Paul Gottlieb Associates
    • 1980
      Chief Executive Officer
    • 1980
    • 2001 - 2002
      vice-chairman La Martini+?re Groupe (parent company Harry N. Abrams
    • 2002
      executive, director Aperture Foundation
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