Alberto Gollan was a prominent and vital businessman of Rosario who commanded until his last days one of the most emblematic companies of the city as it is Channel 3 and the set of means that conform Television Litoral.
With a unique vision for the present and the future, in 1963 he founded a local open television channel that from its beginnings is a reference for Rosario in the country and distinguished protagonist of the beginnings of private television in Argentina.
His vision for large companies, his local pride and his untiring capacity for work, made him occupy a prominent and transcendental place in the entrepreneurial, institutional and political life of Argentina.
He began his working life as an assistant in the Library of the Faculty of Medicine of Rosario and then vitally served as founder, director and general manager of countless companies in the country. She participated actively in corporate, institutional and political life, receiving countless awards and recognitions for her merits and contributions to society and her time.
Among many other distinctions, he was honored "For his professional career in Advertising" by the IAA (International Adversiting Association); By the Government of the Italian Republic, was awarded the title of "Conmendatore della Ordone della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana" and also with the title of "Cavaliere Ufficiale dell'Ormine".
His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain decorated him with the title "Order of Number of the Order of Civil Merit" and in Argentina the National Parliament distinguished him as "Argentine Notable Mayor".
In March of the year 2005 the British Crown nominated him Honorary Member of the Excellency Order of the British Empire (MBE).
In addition, he received the FUND TV Award for his career in the Media, the Broadcasting Award "for his career as an Argentine Radio Broadcaster" and in 2006 the FUND TV Award for his 40 year career in Television Argentina.
He was awarded the GOLDEN BRAIN prize for his media tour, recognized by the Senate Chamber of the Province of Santa Fe for his work in the area of local television and, in November 2009, was appointed by the Board of Directors of ATA -Asociación de Teleradiodifusoras Argentinas- as the First Honorary President of the Institution.
He died on November 24, 2014 at age 96.