Corporate Governance


Frank A. Bennack Jr.

Executive Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee
The Hearst Corporation

Mr. Bennack has been a director of the Company since January 1998 and served as Lead Independent Director of our Board from Fiscal 2017 until the 2021 Annual Meeting. He is Executive Vice Chairman of The Hearst Corporation (“Hearst”) and served as Hearst’s Chief Executive Officer from 1979 to 2002 and then again from June 2008 to June 2013. Mr. Bennack has been the Chairman of the executive committee and Executive Vice Chairman of the board of directors of Hearst since 2002. He serves on the board and is Chairman Emeritus of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Chairman Emeritus of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Chairman of The Paley Center for Media, and a Managing Director of the Metropolitan Opera. He has previously served on the boards of Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc., Wyeth Corporation, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. The Board has determined that Mr. Bennack is an audit committee financial expert.

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