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May 28, 2015 11:14 PM ET

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Company Overview of The Weather Company

Company Overview

The Weather Company provides weather forecasts, news, content, and data through television, online, mobile, and tablet screens in the United States and internationally. It also offers professional weather services for media, aviation, energy, insurance, and utility industries. The Weather Company was formerly known as The Weather Channel, LLC and changed its name to The Weather Company in October 2012. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. It has locations in Andover, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Beijing, China; Birmingham and London, the United Kingdom; Detroit, Michigan; Madison, Wisconsin; New York, New York; and Los Angeles and San Francisco, California. ...

300 Interstate North Parkway SE

Atlanta, GA 30339

United States

Founded in 1982

Phone:

770-226-0000

Fax:

770-226-2632

Key Executives for The Weather Company

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 52
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Chief Strategy Officer and President of Distribution
President of Product & Technology
President of The Weather Channel Network
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Weather Company Key Developments

The Weather Company Announces Executive Changes

The Weather Company has expanded its marketing and communications group, appointing David Jaye as chief marketing officer and elevating Maureen Marshall to vice president of communications. Jaye joins Weather from Google and will spearhead the marketing, creative and social media efforts for The Weather Channel(TM) and Weather Underground brands across all platforms. Marshall will lead the communications efforts for the marketing and communications group, supporting cross-functional efforts for the company. Both Jaye and Marshall will report to Shirley Powell, executive vice president of marketing and communications. Based in Atlanta, Jaye will be responsible for developing and leading the marketing strategy and creative expression for the company's consumer brands. He will also oversee The Weather Company's marketing council, and work closely with all business units to ensure consistency across the company. Based in New York, Marshall's new role will include expanded oversight of the communications team. She will continue to drive trade and consumer communications for all platforms and business units, as well as internal communications for the company.

Weather Channel Owners Reportedly Eye Sale

The Blackstone Group, Private Equity Group, NBCUniversal Media, LLC and Bain Capital Private Equity are looking for possible strategic options including a possible sale of The Weather Channel, LLC, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter. It is believed that Weather Channel hasn't begun a formal process or hired a bank. The Blackstone Group, Private Equity Group, NBCUniversal Media, LLC and Bain Capital Private Equity are in talks with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

The Weather Channel, LLC Presents at Deutsche Bank 22nd Annual Leveraged Finance Conference, Sep-30-2014

The Weather Channel, LLC Presents at Deutsche Bank 22nd Annual Leveraged Finance Conference, Sep-30-2014 . Venue: The Phoenician, 6000 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, United States.

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