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Company Overview of Vulcan Inc.

Company Overview

Vulcan Inc. operates real estate portfolio, corporate development, media, sports teams, air-launch system, and community venues businesses. It creates and supports documentaries and film-based social campaigns; owns and manages facilities; operates artificial intelligence research and engineering business; provides public resources that serve as staple research tools for scientists worldwide; operates a cinema theatre; operates museums; owns and operates a hospital; operates a living computer museum; operates a private yacht; operates a NFL team and a NBA team; owns professional sports teams; owns and manages several venues in Seattle, Portland, and London, including sports and event facilit...

505 Fifth Avenue South

Suite 900

Seattle, WA 98104

United States

Founded in 1986





Key Executives for Vulcan Inc.

Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 64
President and Chief Operating Officer
President of Vulcan Aerospace and Executive Director of Stratolaunch Systems
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Chief Philanthropy Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Vulcan Inc. Key Developments

Vulcan Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Vulcan Inc. announced that it has hired Chris Orndorff as Chief Investment Officer. Orndorff brings 30 years of investment management and leadership experience to this role, which begins on June 20, 2016. Orndorff will be responsible for identifying investment opportunities and optimizing returns for Vulcan Capital. He will be based in Seattle and will report to Barbara Bennett, Vulcan's President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Vulcan, Orndorff was Senior Portfolio Manager for Western Asset Management where he oversaw multi-sector, unconstrained and absolute return portfolios. He was also a member of the board of directors for Mercer Advisors, where he advised on business, investment as well as marketing and sales strategy.

Vulcan Inc. Appoints Anthony Banbury as Chief Philanthropy Officer

Vulcan Inc. announced the appointment of Anthony Banbury to the position of chief philanthropy officer, a newly created senior-level role in which he will focus on extending and increasing global philanthropist Paul G. Allen's efforts to create deep and meaningful impacts across current focus areas such as wildlife conservation, ocean health, climate, education and the arts. Banbury, who currently serves as U.N. assistant secretary-general for field support, has also held senior positions in the U.S. government, including in the White House and Pentagon. He is expected to start in his role at Vulcan at the end of March. Banbury has held numerous positions in the United Nations in his career, including serving as the special representative of the U.N. Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, the U.N.'s first-ever emergency health mission and U.N. systemwide mission. In addition, he served as the United Nations crisis coordinator for the Central African Republic in the winter of 2013 and 2014, and led the United Nations team that established the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons-U.N. Joint Mission for the Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons in 2013.

Vulcan Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Aston Villa

Paul Allen is reportedly in talks with Randy Lerner to acquire Aston Villa Limited. The Football Courier website quoted a source involved with Allen's investment company Vulcan Inc. as saying about the Aston Villa link: "This is Americans talking to Americans." Last May Randy Lerner announced he wanted to sell the club. The new man in charge at Villa Park, Tom Fox said recently that American billionaire Randy Lerner had been re-energised in his love of the club and sounded like someone who bought it just last week. Fox stated: "Randy Lerner just wants to come here as a fan and enjoy the experience and know that the club is generating pride for the people to whom it matters. That is ultimately what we are all here to do, we can talk about the business all we want, but the business is here to enable the football, the football is here to generate pride amongst the fanbase."

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