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Company Overview of Playboy Enterprises, Inc.

Company Overview

Playboy Enterprises, Inc. publishes a lifestyle magazine and creates content for distribution via television networks, Websites, mobile platforms, and radios in the United States and internationally. It offers Playboy, a lifestyle magazine that supports the development of political, economic, and sexual freedom. The company also markets media and lifestyle brands through media properties and licensing initiatives. In addition, it owns and operates, an online store that offers men’s products, women’s products, home and travel products, and other collections. The company’s consumer products are sold internationally. Playboy Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1953 and is based in Beve...

9346 Civic Center Drive

Suite 200

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

United States

Founded in 1953





Key Executives for Playboy Enterprises, Inc.

Interim Chief Executive Officer and Additional Director
Founder and Editor-In-Chief
Age: 90
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
President of Programming of Playboy Entertainment Group
Age: 61
President of Entertainment
Age: 41
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Playboy Enterprises, Inc. Key Developments

Playboy Enterprises, Inc. Appoints Brian Hoar as Senior Vice President of Sales, at Playboy Magazine

Playboy Enterprises, Inc. announced that Brian Hoar, a veteran Playboy executive, has returned to the company as senior vice president of sales and publisher of Playboy magazine.  In his new role, Mr. Hoar will lead the company's national sales team as they create innovative integrated advertising and sponsorship platforms across Playboy's media and experiential platforms.  Mr. Hoar comes to Playboy from R&R Partners, a full-service, independent advertising and marketing agency where he served as vice president of development and led the company's strategic partnership and new client acquisition efforts.  Prior to that, he served in a variety of positions at Playboy Enterprises, rising to the position of vice president of sales and associate publisher, overseeing the company's integrated marketing and development efforts across all of the company's platforms.

Sagansky And Sloan In Talks To Acquire Playboy

Jeff Sagansky and Harry Sloan, Hollywood executives, are in advanced talks to acquire Playboy Enterprises, Inc. through an acquisition vehicle that they launched in 2015, people familiar with the matter said.

Playboy Enterprises, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Playboy Enterprises, Inc. announced that Ben Kohn, Managing Partner at Rizvi Traverse, has been appointed interim CEO of the company. The move follows the exit of Scott Flanders who has been named Chief Executive Officer of eHealth, Inc. While overseeing operations at Playboy Enterprises, Mr. Kohn will continue in his role as Managing Partner at Rizvi Traverse. Mr. Flanders, who joined the company as CEO in 2009, will remain on Playboy's Board of Directors and will retain his ownership interest in the company.

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