Hertzen (10.6.1930-18.12.2013) was one of Finlandís grand old businessmen, a philosopher, and an
author. His main works are The Spirit of the Game (1993) and The Challenge of
Gustav von Hertzen was Founder of the Libera Foundation, and the Chairman of the Board (2011-2013).
As chief executive of Cultor Inc., von Hertzen transformed a local sugar company into the leading food and feed producer in Finland. Meanwhile, Cultor created dominant niche positions internationally by introducing innovative technologies and products in nutrition and biotechnology.
Gustav von Hertzen served on numerous company boards in Finland and abroad. As chairman he was instrumental in launching a singularly successful joint venture with major investments in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union. He had also many prominent commissions of trust.
von Hertzen had a M.Sc in Chemical Engineering, and was Doctor honoris causa from Helsinki University.
Pelin henki on Gustav von Hertzenistä kertova henkilödokumentti, joka kuuluu Franck Median palkittuun Menestyksen takana -sarjaan. Dokumentti esitettiin MTV3-kanavalla 22.11.2015 klo 14.00.
Osta von Hertzenin teos Demokratian haaste eKirjana (myös Elisa).