Bernhard L. Kohn III
Chief Executive Officer
hief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
President of Programming of Playboy Entertainment Group
Chief Creative Officer
Senior Vice President of Sales and Publisher of Playboy Magazine
Head of Creative Affairs
Chief Commercial Officer
Playboy was founded in the year 1953. The company has been operational for over 65 years now. The founder of the company was Hugh Hefner. The first issue of the company’s magazine was out in the month of December of 1993. The magazine was sold out in weeks, and it had a known circulation of almost 54,000. From the year 1966 to the year 1976, the Fiction Editor at Playboy was Robie Macauley. During the 1970s, the company had noticed a reduction in overall sales and circulation, due to the increase in the number of magazines and also the company’s competitors as well. Some of the competitors included FHM, Penthouse, Maxim, Stuff, Gallery, etcetera. In the year 1988, the head of the company was Hugh Hefner’s daughter, Christie Hefner.
The company celebrated its 50th year anniversary in the year 2004 issue. There were various celebrations that were held in Los Angeles, New York, Las Vegas, Moscow, etcetera. Also, in celebration to the 50th anniversary, MAC Cosmetics also released two limited edition products of their own, namely a glitter cream and a lipstick. In the year 2009, the top-ranked party school by Playboy, was the University of Miami, USA. Also, from the same year, the company reduced its publication numbers per year from 12 to 11 issues. In 2009, it was reported that the founder of the magazine had sold his English manor house next to the Playboy mansion and also the Playboy company was up for sale, for an amount of $300 million. By the year 2011, FriendFinder Networks Incorporated had taken over Playboy for about $210 million. In the year 2015, the company announced that it would no longer feature full frontal nudity in their magazines, and this will help the company to sell more accessories and apparels in countries like India and China - thereby helping to change the perception of people. In the year 2017, the company announced that the magazine would be a bi-monthly subscription. As of the year 2018, the company reported that from the year 2019, the magazine would move publication to each quarter. The headquarters of the company is based in 10960 Wilshire Boulevard. The name of the place is Beverly Hills, while the name of the state is California, USA. The pin code of the area is 90024.
Playboy is an American company that focuses on the distribution and publication of various types of entertainment and lifestyle media and content, in the form of digital as well as the print medium as well, to its customers. The company also sells apparels and accessories under its brand name as well. The current CEO of the company is Ben Kohn. Aso the year 217, the magazine has a total circulation of almost more than 321,300 copies per year. The current number of employees working at the company is around 250.
The primary services provided by the company, allowing customers to enjoy the entertainment content developed and distributed by the company. The company is engaged in not only publications but also television, film, online, smartphones, etcetera. The company also designs and manufactures accessories and apparels for men and women.
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