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Mr. Arthur H. Hertz

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Chairman and Chief Executive Offi...

Phone: (305) ***-****  
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Wometco Enterprises Inc
3195 Ponce De Leon Boulevard
Coral Gables , Florida 33134
United States


Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • BA degree
    University of Miami
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Arthur Hertz
Arthur H. Hertz is Chairman, CEO and a controlling shareholder of Wometco Enterprises, Inc., a private company that owns Marine Exhibition Corporation, the owner/operator of the Miami Seaquarium and Wometco de Puerto Rico, Inc., the franchisee for Baskin-Robbins and Dunkin Donuts for Puerto Rico. Today it owns and operates 34 Baskin-Robbins Stores, 14 Baskin Robbins/Dunkin Donuts combo stores and 2 Dunkin Donuts stores.
Mr. Hertz joined the former Wometco Enterprises, Inc. in 1956 as an accountant, was appointed to controller in 1960, elected Vice President in 1964, promoted to Senior Vice President then elected to Director in 1971. He was elected Executive Vice President and Treasurer in 1981 and COO in 1983.
When Wometco Enterprises, Inc. was purchased in April 1984 by a group of private investors headed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., he was elected Executive Vice President, COO, and a Director of WEI Enterprises Corporation, one of the successor companies. In addition, he was elected Executive Vice President and a Director of Wometco Broadcasting Company, Inc., the other successor company.
During his career with Wometco Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Hertz also served as Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of Wometco Cable TV, Inc., a subsidiary, which began operations in 1973 and went public in 1981. It was purchased as part of the KKR buyout in 1984, and Mr. Hertz continued to oversee the financial operations of the cable company. Wometco Cable TV, Inc., was the 22nd-largest multiple-system cable operator in the nation, with over 300,000 subscribers.
In June 1985, Mr. Hertz and another WEI officer, Michael S. Brown, led a management buyout of WEI Enterprises' entertainment and vending operations and named the new company WOM Enterprises, Inc. (now Wometco Enterprises, Inc.). At that time the company operated two movie theater chains with 83 screens in South and Central Florida and 27 screens in Puerto Rico; Wometco vending companies, a $100 million contract food service and vending operation in Florida, North and South Carolina; the Miami Seaquarium; and a group of Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlors in Puerto Rico.
Mr. Hertz graduated cum laude with a BA degree from the University of Miami in 1955. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Eta Sigma, both scholastic honor fraternities; Omicron Delta Kappa, national honorary leadership fraternity; and Iron Arrow, the highest honor that can be bestowed on a University of Miami graduate. He is a certified public accountant in the State of Florida.
Mr. Hertz is also an active real estate investor. He is Chairman of the Board of Theater Realty, Inc. (landlord for two commercial properties in South Florida), and Sawgrass Investment Corp. (a retail shopping center in West Broward County, Florida).
Mr. Hertz serves on numerous community professional organizations and foundations including:
Mr. Hertz has previously served on the following organizations:
Press Releases: Hertz Joins Board, 1 Mar 2004 [cached]
Arthur Hertz
Arthur Hertz
Arthur H. Hertz Joins Board of Directors of Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
Hollywood, FL (March, 2004) -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF), the not-for-profit diabetes organization whose sole mission is to support the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine, is pleased to announce the appointment of Arthur H. Hertz to its National Board of Directors.
A member of the University of Miami's Board of Trustees, Hertz is serving as the University's representative to the diabetes foundation board.
"The Diabetes Research Institute is recognized around the world for its outstanding scientific programs and is leading the way toward a cure for a disease that affects millions of children and adults. I am very excited to have this opportunity to help find a diabetes cure, and to become involved in the diabetes foundation's widespread community," said Hertz.
"Arthur is a long-time friend of the Diabetes Research Institute, and is a generous contributor to this diabetes organization.
Hertz is Chairman and CEO of Wometco Enterprises, Inc., a private company that owns Marine Exhibition Corporation, the owner/operator of the Miami Seaquarium® and Wometco de Puerto Rico, Inc., the owner/operator of 57 Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlors in Puerto Rico, and franchisee of Dunkin' Donuts for Puerto Rico.
He has served Wometco in various capacities since 1956, when he first joined the company as an accountant. In addition to successfully running Wometco, Hertz is also a seasoned real estate investor, serving as Chairman of the Board of Theater Realty, Inc., Hertz-Brown Venture 167 Corp., and Sawgrass Investment Corp.
He is an active participant in numerous professional organizations and charitable causes throughout the South Florida community, including Florida Tourism Commission, Visit Florida, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Foundation, Jackson Memorial Hospital Foundation, YMCA and the National Audubon Association, among others.
Press Releases: New Directors Join Board, 24 Feb 2015 [cached]
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Arthur Hertz
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Arthur Hertz - Wometco Enterprises, Inc
Petition Online, 15 Sept 2012 [cached]
to: Arthur Hertz, owner of Miami Seaquarium
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