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Meet new AEG chief executive Dan Beckerman, longtime finance man

Billionaire Philip Anschutz tapped longtime finance man Dan Beckerman to take the helm of AEG after the sale of the company was halted Thursday. 

Beckerman will now serve as chief executive and president of Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc., replacing Tim Leiweke, who is leaving the company.

AEG: A look back

But who is Beckerman?

Here's a rundown:

-- Beckerman joined AEG in 1997 as chief financial officer of the Los Angeles Kings.

-- Before he joined AEG, Beckerman was vice president of finance for the Los Angeles Clippers for two seasons.

-- Before his stint with the Clippers, Beckerman was a senior accountant at Arthur Anderson in Los Angeles, where he specialized in corporate taxation.

-- Beckerman received his master's degree in business administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He received his undergraduate degree in economics from UCLA.

-- He lives in Los Angeles and has a wife, Annette, and two daughters, Olivia and Julia.

 

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