David Leckie aka David John Leckie was one of Australia’s former leading television executives and was CEO of both Nine and Seven has died at the age of 70 on 20th July 2021 Tuesday morning at Mulberry Farm in Robertson, New South Wales, after a long illness. In a statement, announced by his wife, Skye, and his children, Harry and Ben said “With immense sadness, we advise the passing of our adored and much-loved husband and father, David Leckie,” further continued “Due to COVID restrictions David will be farewelled at a small private funeral. The service will be live-streamed. A celebration of David’s life will be held as soon as possible, following the lifting of restrictions. David passed away at Mulberry Farm, Robertson after a long illness this morning. He was surrounded by his loving family.”
Many paid tribute to the legendary media executive. Kerry Stokes the Seven West Media chairman said: “started the difficult process in turning around the network’s fortunes”. He said “He had a magnificent grasp of television and what people wanted to enjoy, whether it be news and current affairs or light entertainment programming, and he achieved success in every aspect of his leadership of Seven, He leaves a great legacy.” One user tweeted “Sorry to see the death of the TV executive David Leckie. We were tremendously rude to each other whenever we met, but we both enjoyed it. Sympathy to his wife, the lovely Skye.” Another said “I’m so very sad about the death of David Leckie – a force, a TV legend, a friend. He didn’t suffer fools. Ever. Ever. David was the husband of my best friend, Skye Leckie. Sending love to Skye, Harry, and Ben. I remember our last convo. Still a legend then. RIP. #davidleckie.”
What was David Leckie Net Worth?
David Leckie Net Worth
$2 Million to $4 Million USD
David Leckie aka David John Leckie was one of Australia’s former leading television executives and was CEO of both Nine and Seven. He was born on February 14, 1951, in Sydney, Australia, he was 70 years old at the time of his death. At the age of 23, he served as an associate with the Nine Network and joined GTV-9 (Melbourne) as a sales executive. He later at TCN-9 (Sydney) served as a Nine Network Sales Director in 1982. By 1990, he became the Managing Director of the Nine Network and also served as a Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to 2012. At the Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust, he became a trustee in 2001.
The estimated Net Worth of David Leckie is between $2 Million to $4 Million USD.
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