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September 01, 2015 2:44 PM ET


Company Overview of National Geographic Society

Company Overview

National Geographic Society operates as a non-profit scientific and educational institution. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and environmental and historical conservation. It offers journals, magazines, e-magazines, television documentaries, television channels, music, radio, books, online games, applications, toys, DVDs, maps, live events, school publishing programs, interactive media, and merchandise. The company also produces various public programs, including exhibits, speaker series, films, and concerts. In addition, it operates a Website that brings geography, science, and social studies to life for educators, learners, and their families; and provides...

1145 17th Street N.W.

Washington, DC 20036-4688

United States

Founded in 1888





Key Executives for National Geographic Society

Chief Executive Officer, President and Trustee
Age: 61
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operations Officer
Executive Vice President and President of Enterprises
President of Children's Books and President of Education Publishing Group
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

National Geographic Society Key Developments

National Geographic Society Appoints Peter Van Roden as Senior Vice President of Global Experiences and Events

National Geographic Society appointed Peter van Roden as Senior Vice President of Global Experiences and Events.

National Geographic Society and The Great Courses Create Content and Distribution Partnership

The Great Courses announced that it is partnering with the National Geographic Society to produce a series of comprehensive photography classes, video travel expeditions and engaging lectures by notable National Geographic photographers. The initiative launches with two titles from National Geographic Fellow and magazine photographer Joel Sartore: "Fundamentals of Photography" and "The Art of Travel Photography: Six Expert Lessons". Under the new partnership, The Great Courses and National Geographic will offer at least a dozen additional courses over the next five years, including titles on the art of videography, photographer-led video expeditions that explore how to photograph some of the world's most scenic locales, and on-location lectures on science, culture and exploration delivered by the remarkable explorers and experts of the National Geographic Society.

National Geographic and PetSmart Announces Partnership for an Extensive Line of New Products

National Geographic and PetSmart announced a partnership for an extensive line of new products to launch in spring 2014. Offering pet parents a deeper connection to the natural world, the products will initially focus on specialty pets: fish, reptiles, birds and small pets. Starting in spring 2014, PetSmart's exclusive National Geographic-branded products will include habitats, accessories and food for fish, reptiles, birds and small pets. National Geographic's net proceeds will support the conservation of animals and their habitats. The new National Geographic-branded products, including habitats, accessories and food, will be sold exclusively by PetSmart in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. National Geographic's net proceeds will support the conservation of animals and their habitats. National Geographic will contribute its expertise and provide educational content for pet parents, including information on pet diets, habitats and natural behaviors. The products will be simple to use and will be complementary to the pets' natural environments.

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