"Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer", Order of Australia/AC was an Australian media tycoon. The Packer family company owned a controlling interest in both the Nine Network/Nine television network and leading Australian publishing company Australian Consolidated Press, which were later merged to form Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (PBL). Outside Australia, Packer was best known for founding World Series Cricket. At the time of his death, Packer was the richest and one of the most influential men in Australia. In 2004, Business Review Weekly magazine estimated Packer's net worth at . Kerry Packer was considered as one of Australia's most powerful media proprietors.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous businessmen! More Kerry Packer on Wikipedia.