November 26, 2014 1:54 PM ET


Company Overview of The Hearst Corporation

Company Overview

The Hearst Corporation, a diversified media and information company, engages in magazine and newspaper publishing; television (TV) and radio broadcasting; and TV production and distribution, newspaper features distribution, and real estate businesses. It offers daily and weekly newspapers, monthly magazines, cable networking services, and Internet services. The company also engages in cable network partnerships, television programming activities, and newspaper syndication and merchandise licensing operations. In addition, it operates business-to-business information services, electronic databases, and publications. Further, the company invests in companies operating in media and technology; ...

300 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10019

United States

Founded in 1887





Key Executives for The Hearst Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 52
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 52
Age: 38
Age: 50
Chief Executive Officer of Hearst Magazines UK and Chief Operating Officer of Hearst Magazines UK
Age: 39
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Hearst Corporation Key Developments

KUBOO, Inc. Obtains License from Hearst Corporation's King Features for POPEYE and Associated Characters

KUBOO Inc. announced that it has obtained a license from Hearst Corporation's King Features for POPEYE and associated characters. The license allows KUBOO to create, promote, advertise, market, distribute and sell a POPEYE-themed destination located within the KUBOO.Com interactive virtual world. The license agreement gives KUBOO the right to create and market POPEYE-branded virtual items such as clothing, furnishings and decorations. Preliminary development of the POPEYE characters and 'Goon Island' setting have been underway several months and will be released first quarter 2015. The POPEYE license will enable children on KUBOO to interact directly with Popeye and friends in specifically designed environments reminiscent of the original POPEYE adventure.

Hearst Corporation Names Gregory Dorn as President of Hearst Health

Hearst Corporation announced that Gregory Dorn, MD, MPH has been named president of Hearst Health, the healthcare division within Hearst Business Media. The appointment was announced by Steven R. Swartz, president and CEO of Hearst Corporation, and Richard P. Malloch, president, Hearst Business Media, and is effective immediately. As president of Hearst Health, Dorn oversees FDB (First Databank), Zynx Health and MCG (formerly Milliman Care Guidelines), as well as Hearst Health's international business. He also serves as a director to Hearst Health's Homecare Homebase, as well as the unit's venture fund and innovation lab. Dorn continues to serve as an executive vice president and deputy group head of Hearst Business Media, which manages Hearst Health and has significant holdings in finance, automotive and electronic business information companies.

Hearst Communications Inc. Names Rob Angel as SVP of Business Development for Hearst Newspapers

Hearst Communications Inc. appointed Rob Angel as the new Senior Vice President of business development for Hearst Newspapers. In this new role, Angel will be responsible for building out the company's portfolio of local media assets to better serve brands and advertisers. He will identify early stage new businesses, digital products and multimedia solutions that upgrade and extend Hearst's local media portfolio through partnerships, resale agreements or acquisitions. Angel will be based at Hearst Tower in New York City. Angel has been a strategic advisor to and investor in early stage digital companies. From 2008 to 2013, he served as a senior vice president at CityGrid/IACI.

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