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I. Martin Pompadur

I. Martin Pompadur, American communications executive. Bar: Connecticut 1958, New York 1961. Member Stamford board representatives, chairman legislation and rules committee, 1959-1960.

Background

  • Pompadur, I. Martin was born on June 25, 1935 in Bklyn. Son of Jack and Florence (Raitbord) Pompadur.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Williams College, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, University Michigan, 1958.

    Career

    • Attorney ABC-television Network, New York City, 1960-1961, 61-66, chief administrative officer, 1966-1968, general manager, 1968-1970, vice president broadcast division, 1970-1972, corporation vice president, 1972. President ABC Leisure Group I, 1973-1975, assistant to president parent company, 1975-1976. Also director parent company.

      Senior vice president Ziff Corporation, 1977-1978, president, 1978-1982. Chairman, chief executive officer General Practice Station Partner, 1982-1996. Managing general partner television Station Partner, 1982-1996.

      Chairman, Chief Executive Officer PBTV, Inc., 1984-1996. Managing general partner Northeastern television Investors Ltd. Partnership, 1984-1996.

      Principal owner, secretary Caribbean International News Corporation, since 1985, also board director. Chief Executive Officer, chief operating officer RP Media Management, Inc., 1986—1997. Chief Executive Officer ML Media Partner, L.P., 1986—1997.

      Chief Executive Officer, chief operating officer RP Opportunity Management, 1988—2002. Chief Executive Officer ML Media Opportunity Partner, L.P., 1988—2002. Executive vice president News Corporation, 1998—2008.

      President News Corporation Eastern Central Europe, 1998—2000. Chairman News Corporation Europe, 2000—2008. Advisor to several companies, since 2008.

      Board director Nexstar, RP Coffee Ventures. Principal shareholder Hispanic Media Inc., 1986-1990. Principal shareholder, vice-chairman Hunter Public L.P., 1986-1994.

      Co-trustee Lidan Trust, 1983-1985. Attorney Young & Rubicam, Inc., advertising agency, New York City, summer 1961.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Connecticut 1958, New York 1961.

    Membership

    Member Stamford board representatives, chairman legislation and rules committee, 1959-1960.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Lynn Krassner, December 18, 1960 (divorced 1986). Children: F. Douglas (deceased), Jana Sue. Married Marian Hackett, December 23, 1987 (divorced 2003).

      1 child, Chelsea Rae.
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    Born June 25, 1935
    • 1955
      Williams College
    • 1958
      University Michigan
    • 2008
      chairman, News Corporation Europe
    • 1960 - 1961
      Attorney, American Broadcasting Company-television Network
    • 1982 - 1996
      chairman, officer General Practice Station Partner
    • 1982 - 1996
      chief executive, officer General Practice Station Partner
    • 1982 - 1996
      managing general partner, television Station Partner
    • 1984 - 1996
      chairman, PBTV
    • 1984 - 1996
      Chief Executive Officer, PBTV
    • 1984 - 1996
      managing general partner, Northeastern television Investors Limited Partnership
    • 1986 - 1997
      Chief Executive Officer
    • 1986 - 1997
      chief operating officer RP Media Management
    • 1986 - 1997
      Chief Executive Officer, ML Media Partner
    • 1988 - 2002
      Chief Executive Officer
    • 1988 - 2002
      chief operating officer RP Opportunity Management
    • 1988 - 2002
      Chief Executive Officer, ML Media Opportunity Partner
    • 1998 - 2008
      executive, vice president News Corporation
    • 1998
      president, News Corporation Eastern Central Europe
    • 2008
      advisor, to several companies
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