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Frank A. Bennack, Jr.

Frank A. Bennack, Jr.AKA Frank Anthony Bennack, Jr.

Born: 12-Feb-1933
Birthplace: San Antonio, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of Hearst, 1979-2002

Father: Frank Anthony Bennack
Mother: Lula W. Connally
Wife: Luella (m. 1-Sep-1951, d. 17-Apr-2003, five daughters)
Son: Arthur Jeffrey Bennack (d. 1956 childbirth)
Daughter: Shelley Bennack McCullough
Daughter: Laura Bennack
Daughter: Diane Bennack Sacchetti
Daughter: Cynthia Hinson
Daughter: Julie Bennack
Wife: Mary Lake Polan (Stanford gynecology professor, m. 2005)

    University: University of Maryland (1954-56)
    University: St. Mary's University (1956-58)
    Administrator: Trustee, Our Lady of the Lake College, Baton Rouge, LA

    Hearst President and CEO (1979-2002)
    Hearst EVP and COO (1975-78)
    Hearst VP and GM, Newspaper Group (1974-76)
    San Antonio Light Publisher and Editor (1967-74)
    San Antonio Light (1950-67)
    Member of the Board of Hearst
    Member of the Board of Hearst Television (1997-, as Chairman, 2008-)
    Member of the Board of American Home Products (1988-2002)
    Member of the Board of JP Morgan Chase (1981-2004)
    Member of the Board of Polo Ralph Lauren (1998-)
    Member of the Board of Wyeth (2002-2006)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2007
    Ad Council Board of Directors
    International Center for Journalists Advisory Board
    Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce President (1971)
    Lincoln Center Trustee (1994-, as Chairman, 2005-)
    Museum of Television and Radio Chairman (2002)
    New York Metropolitan Opera Board of Directors
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Vice Chairman
    Newspaper Association of America Chairman (1992-93)
    Rotary International
    Emmy 1993


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