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DIRECTV

DIRECTV

Sector: Cable And Other Pay Television Services Region: CA, United States


: | Nasdaq: DTV


DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment services in the United States and in Latin America. It provides multi-channel television programming services through a satellite dish and offers access to various channels of digital picture and sound, and collection of sports programming. The company operates through three segments: DIRECTV U.S., DIRECTV Latin America and DIRECTV Sports Networks. The DIRECTV Holdings and its subsidiaries provide DTH digital television and multi-channel video programming distribution services to subscribers with access to hundreds of channels of digital-quality video entertainment and CD-quality audio programming that transmit directly to subscribers' homes or businesses via high-powered geosynchronous satellites, and also provides video-on-demand via broadband in the United States. The DIRECTV Latin America Holdings and its subsidiaries provides DTH digital television services throughout Latin America. The DIRECTV Sports Networks and its subsidiaries, is comprised primarily of three regional sports television networks based in Seattle, Denver and Pittsburgh, each of which operates under the brand name ROOT SPORTS. DIRECTV was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in El Segundo, CA.

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Executives

Michael White, Chairman, President & CEO
Mr. White is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and has served as a Director since November 18, 2009. He served on the Board of Directors and as Vice Chairman of PepsiCo from March 2006 to November 30, 2009 and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo International from February 2003 to November 30, 2009. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. White served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Frito-Lay's Europe/Africa/Middle East division. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. White was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PepsiCo. Mr. White has also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PepsiCo Foods International and Chief Financial Officer of Frito-Lay North America. He joined Frito-Lay in 1990 as Vice President of Planning. Mr. White is also a director of Whirlpool Corporation.
Joseph A Bosch, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Joe Bosch is executive vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer for DIRECTV, the world's most popular video service. In this role, he is the key architect of creating the best employee experience with a highly engaged, winning environment, so that DIRECTV's more than 16,000 employees in the U.S. and nearly 8,000 employees in Latin America are well-positioned to deliver the best video experience to our customers. He is also an elected officer of the company.
Bosch joined DIRECTV in 2010, and is responsible for leadership development, talent acquisition, development and deployment, and the development of an operating culture that helps the company execute on its business strategy. He oversees executive recruitment and talent management, compensation, workforce performance, organizational alignment, training and development, employee and labor relations, HR business consulting, employee benefits, employee communications, corporate events, corporate citizenship and diversity for all business units companywide.
Prior to joining DIRECTV, Bosch was senior vice president of Human Resources for Centex Corporation, where he built a world-class human resources function that was organized to support the home builder's business model. He also helped establish a corporate-wide approach to talent management and leadership development.
Before joining Centex, Bosch was senior vice president of Human Resources for Tenet Healthcare Corporation, responsible for all corporate and field human resources functions for more than 77,000 employees. There he established talent and performance management processes systemwide for all key positions, and implemented a balanced scorecard incentive system to drive the corporate strategy.
Bosch's experience also includes 12 years at Pizza Hut, Inc., a unit of YUM! Brands, Inc. He held increasingly responsible human resources and organizational development positions, and was named senior vice president, Human Resources and Chief People Officer. In the seven years he held this position, Bosch helped create a customer-driven culture based on ownership and recognition.
Bosch began his career at Pepsi-Cola North America, where he worked for nine years in human resources in various field and staff assignments, culminating in his role as vice president of Employee Relations for Pepsi-Cola East.
Bosch holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and served in the U.S. Army for three years as a military policeman prior to attending college. He is based in DIRECTV's El Segundo, Calif. headquarters.
Patrick T. Doyle, Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer
Pat Doyle is Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. In his role, Doyle is responsible for all internal and external financial affairs within the Finance organization, including accounting, financial planning, treasury, business management, investor relations, audit, and tax. Prior to his current role, Doyle was senior vice president, treasurer, controller of the company. In this role, he was responsible for functions including accounting, payroll, site operations, purchasing, and tax. Doyle joined the company in 1992 as director, Taxes. He was appointed vice president, Taxes in October 1996 and was given the added responsibility for Corporate Development in June 1997. Previously, Doyle worked for oilfield services company Baker Hughes and public accounting firm Deloitte & Touche. A certified public accountant, Doyle is also a member of the Financial Executives Institute and the California Taxpayers Association board of directors.

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