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Andrew Haber, VP of int’l sales at Alfred Haber Distribution, passes away

Andrew Haber, vice president of international sales for New Jersey-headquartered Alfred Haber Distribution, has passed away at the age of 56. According to a spokesperson, Haber passed away last Friday (April ...
April 14, 2021

Andrew Haber, vice president of international sales for New Jersey-headquartered Alfred Haber Distribution, has passed away at the age of 56.

According to a spokesperson, Haber passed away last Friday (April 9) following a heart attack.

Andrew was nephew to company president Alfred Haber and had worked with the company for 25 years, joining in January of 1996.

In a statement, Alfred Haber said: “Andrew, a 25-year industry veteran, oversaw sales for Alfred Haber Distribution in various territories throughout the world, including Latin America, Asia and Europe. He had a large network of industry friends from all over the globe he met during the course of his travels…Andrew never met a stranger! His professionalism, kind words, magnetic smile and caring personality touched all he met, and will not be forgotten. Andrew will be sorely missed by us all.”

Over the span of his career with the distributor, Andrew Haber handled international sales for myriad popular titles on the company’s catalog — among them, editions of the Grammy Awards, the Miss Universe Pageant, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, the Golden Globe Awards, and the Screen Actors Guild Awards as well as numerous episodes and seasons of major U.S. television network series and special events.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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