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Reader's Digest's Richard McLoughlin '50 is 1990 Publisher of the Year

January 31, 1991

Richard McLoughlin.jpgJanuary 31, 1991, Greencastle, Ind. - Richard F. McLoughlin, retired president and chief operating officer of the with Reader's Digest Association and 1950 graduate of DePauw University, tonight received the magazine industry's highest honor, the Henry Johnson Fisher Award for 1990. McLoughlin received the award at a black tie dinner at New York's Waldorf-Astoria.

McLoughlin retired in June 1990 after a 34-year career with the Association, and had been president since 1986. The Reader's Digest Association is a global publisher of magazines, books, music and entertainment products. Reader's Digest, its flagship magazine, is published in 15 languages and 39 editions for 100 million readers each month in every country of the world.

An English major at DePauw, Richard McLoughlin has served his alma mater as an advisory trustee.