Frank A. Bennack, Jr.

Executive Vice Chairman at The Hearst Corp.

Frank A. Bennack, Jr.

Frank A. Bennack, Jr.

Executive Vice Chairman at The Hearst Corp.

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Career Highlights

The Hearst Corp.

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4444

Number of Boards

21

Birthday

1933 - San Antonio, TX, United States

Age

88

Number of Awards

5

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The Hearst Corp.

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Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President at The Hearst Corp.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Comcast Corporation

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at The Hearst Corp.

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Chief Legal Officer at The Hearst Corp.

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Chief Development Officer & Senior Vice President at The Hearst Corp.

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Former Chief Operating Officer at The Hearst Corp.

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Co-Founder at Autism Speaks, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Honorary Fellow at Merton College, Oxford

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Frank A. Bennack, Jr.
Executive Vice Chairman at The Hearst Corp.
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Lead Investor at Portfolia, Inc.

Portfolia is an inclusive online venture investing platform designed for women. They focus on consumer-facing tech, products and platforms. Portfolia investors are industry opinion leaders and market-makers, as well as experienced investors. Portfolia has the highest percentage of women investors of any online equity platform in the world, leveraging the viral social networks and early adopter status of our sophisticated opinion leaders.

Memberships
Fellow
2007 - Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Career History
Executive Vice Chairman
1979 - Current

Hearst Corp. operates as a media, information, and services company. It engages in broadcasting; and provides magazines and newspapers. The company was founded by William Randolph Hearst on March 4, 1887 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Executive Vice Chairman
Current

Hearst Communications, Inc. publishes magazines and newspapers. it offers financial services, medical information and businesses services. The company was founded by William Randolph Hearst and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Managing Director
Current

The Metropolitan Opera (commonly known as The Met) is an opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The company is operated by the non-profit Metropolitan Opera Association, The Metropolitan Opera is the largest classical music organization in North America. It presents about 27 different operas each year from late September through May.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates. Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy. Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services. Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

Chairman
1992 - 1993

News Media Alliance provides newspapers and non-daily newspapers. It focuses on ensuring the future of new media through communication, research, advocacy and innovation. The company was founded on June 1, 1992 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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$25K - $50K
2019

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. provides entertainment services. It offers dance, music, film, opera, theater, family, and festivals and programs. The company was founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 14, 1959 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$100K +
2018

The Paley Center for Media, formerly The Museum of Television & Radio (MT&R) and The Museum of Broadcasting, founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, is an American cultural institution dedicated to the discussion of the cultural, creative and social significance of television, radio and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.

$100K +
2017

The Paley Center for Media, formerly The Museum of Television & Radio (MT&R) and The Museum of Broadcasting, founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, is an American cultural institution dedicated to the discussion of the cultural, creative and social significance of television, radio and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.

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The Hearst Corp. purchases MCG Health LLC from Milliman, Inc.

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The Hearst Corp. purchases Fitch Group, Inc. from Fimalac SE

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The Hearst Corp. purchases Lagardere SCA /International Press & Magazine Operations from Lagardère SCA resulting in a new company Hearst Magazines China Co. Ltd.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #141
2014
Crain's New York Business - Most Connected New Yorkers
1999
National Association of Broadcasters - Distinguished Service Award
1999
Advertising Council - Distinguished Public Service Award
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