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May 30, 2015 7:47 AM ET

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Company Overview of The Hearst Corporation

Company Overview

The Hearst Corporation publishes daily and weekly newspapers, and magazines. The company also operates television stations and radio stations, and cable networks; and provides information, insights, analytics, and workflow solutions to finance, healthcare, and transportation markets. It also engages in automotive, electronic, and medical/pharmaceutical business information; ratings agency; Internet and marketing services; television production; newspaper features distribution; and real estate businesses. The company was founded in 1887 and is based in New York, New York.

300 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10019

United States

Founded in 1887

Phone:

212-649-2000

Fax:

212-649-2639

Key Executives for The Hearst Corporation

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 52
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Director
Age: 52
Director, Chairman of Hearst Television Inc., Chief Executive Officer of Hearst Television and President of Hearst Television, Inc.
Age: 38
Director, Chief Executive Officer of Hearst Magazines International and President of Hearst Magazines International
Age: 50
Chief Executive Officer of Hearst Magazines UK and Chief Operating Officer of Hearst Magazines UK
Age: 39
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Hearst Corporation Key Developments

Hearst Corp. Appoints Nick Brien as President of Hearst Magazines Marketing Services

Hearst Corp. reported that Nick Brien has been named president of Hearst Magazines Marketing Services. Brien will report to Steven R. Swartz, president and CEO, Hearst Corp., and David Carey, president, Hearst Magazines. Brien will be based in New York.

District Court Dismiss Lawsuit Against Oprah Winfrey and Other Parties

A district court dismissed a lawsuit against Oprah Winfrey and other parties over the use of the 'own your power' motto. In a ruling, U.S. District Judge Paul Crotty reportedly said the talk show host and CEO of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network proved that the phrase is not distinct enough to merit trademark protection. Other defendants in the case included Harpo Productions Inc. and Hearst Corp. In the lawsuit filed in 2011, motivational speaker Simone Kelly-Brown and Own Your Power Communications Inc. claimed that Winfrey stole the phrase.

KUBOO, Inc. Obtains License from Hearst Corporation's King Features for POPEYE and Associated Characters

KUBOO Inc. announced that it has obtained a license from Hearst Corporation's King Features for POPEYE and associated characters. The license allows KUBOO to create, promote, advertise, market, distribute and sell a POPEYE-themed destination located within the KUBOO.Com interactive virtual world. The license agreement gives KUBOO the right to create and market POPEYE-branded virtual items such as clothing, furnishings and decorations. Preliminary development of the POPEYE characters and 'Goon Island' setting have been underway several months and will be released first quarter 2015. The POPEYE license will enable children on KUBOO to interact directly with Popeye and friends in specifically designed environments reminiscent of the original POPEYE adventure.

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