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Company Overview of The Weather Company, LLC

Company Overview

The Weather Company, LLC provides weather forecasts, data, insights, and stories to consumers and businesses in the United States and internationally. It provides weather-driven business solutions for the media, aviation, energy, insurance, retail, ground transportation, and government sectors through television, online, mobile, and tablet applications. The company was formerly known as The Weather Channel, LLC and changed its name to The Weather Company, LLC in October 2012. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It has locations in Andover, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Beijing, China; Birmingham and London, United Kingdom; Detroit, Michigan; Madison,...

300 Interstate North Parkway SE

Atlanta, GA 30339

United States

Founded in 1982

Phone:

770-226-2000

Fax:

770-226-2632

Key Executives for The Weather Company, LLC

Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
Chief Financial Officer
President of Business Solutions
Senior Vice President of Partner Solutions and Ad Trade Marketing
Senior Vice President of Original Programming
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The Weather Company, LLC Key Developments

The Weather Company Relocates Headquarters Within Atlanta

Gov. Nathan Deal and The Weather Company announced the company will relocate its headquarters within Atlanta and is hiring an additional 400 people as it prepares to grow its services that already provide accurate, personalized and actionable weather data and insights to millions of consumers and thousands of businesses around the world. Relocation of The Weather Company's headquarters to Perimeter Summit at 1001 Perimeter Summit Boulevard is expected to begin in late spring of next year. Jobs being added include positions in software and product development, engineering, technology and marketing, among others.

Sinclair Broadcast Interested In Buying Weather Channel

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:SBGI) has expressed interest in buying The Weather Company, LLC's TV operations from Bain Capital Private Equity, LP and The Blackstone Group, Private Equity Group and Comcast's (CMCSA) NBCUniversal Media, LLC, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal. Talks between Sinclair and the owners of Weather Channel have "heated up again recently," the report noted. According to people familiar with the situation, a deal could be valued at around $100 million.

Gogo Enters into an Agreement to Implement Turbulence Detection Software from The Weather Company

Gogo has entered into an agreement to implement turbulence detection software from The Weather Company, a unit of IBM (IBM). Gogo will begin using the Turbulence Auto PIREP System, a turbulence detection algorithm, on its aircraft-based communications server. The technology will deliver real-time turbulence reports and alerts directly to pilots, dispatch and other operations personnel.

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