Company Overview of The Hearst Corporation
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
Founded in 1887
Key Executives for The Hearst Corporation
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Director
Director, Chairman of Hearst Television Inc., Chief Executive Officer of Hearst Television and President of Hearst Television, Inc.
Director, Chief Executive Officer of Hearst Magazines International and President of Hearst Magazines International
Chief Executive Officer of Hearst Magazines UK and Chief Operating Officer of Hearst Magazines UK
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
The Hearst Corporation Key Developments
Hearst Corp. Appoints Nick Brien as President of Hearst Magazines Marketing Services
Mar 9 15
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
Mar 9 15
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
Oct 21 14
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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