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BOB WRIGHT Factoids

Jul 14, 2003  •  Post A Comment

* Joined NBC as president and CEO Sept. 1, 1986; chairman and CEO of NBC since 2001
* Vice chairman and executive officer, GE
* Longest-serving president of a television broadcasting company in history.
* Earlier this year NBC received GE’s Chairman’s Leadership Award for Overall Performance.
* NBC is the only television network to regularly turn a profit. NBC was No. 1 last season in prime time, network news, late-night and morning.
* Before NBC he was president of GE Financial Services and president of Cox Cable Communications.
* Graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., and the University of Virginia School of Law.
* Lives with his wife, Suzanne, in Connecticut. They have three grown children.