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I. Martin Pompadur

communications executive

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 Brooklyn. Son of Jack and Florence (Raitbord) Pompadur.

Education

Bachelor, Williams College, 1955;Bachelor of Laws, University of 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.

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.

father:
Jack Pompadur

mother:
Florence (Raitbord) Pompadur

spouses:
Joan Lynn Krassner

Marian Hackett

children:
F. Douglas Pompadur (deceased)

Jana Sue Pompadur

Chelsea Rae Pompadur