Victor F. Ganzi, also known as Vic, J.D., serves as the President of PGA Tour Inc. Mr. Ganzi serves as the President of Hearst Business Publishing, Inc. and Hearst Foundation Inc.
He is employed at Pulte Capital Partners LLC. He is an Operating Partner at The Vistria Group, LLC. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of The Hearst Corporation from June 1, 2002 to June 2008 and also served as its President since June 1, 2002, Executive Vice President from March 1997 to June 2002 and Chief Operating Officer from March 1998 to June 2002. He served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of The Hearst Corporation. He served for Hearst from 1992 to 1997 in various positions, including Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Legal Officer. He served as the Chief Operating Officer at Hearst Ventures. He also served as Group Head of Books, Business Publishing Group of Hearst from March 1995 to October 1999. He began his career at Hearst in 1990 as General Counsel and Vice President.
He served as the Managing Partner at Rogers & Wells (now Clifford Chance). He serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of Foster & Partners. He has been the Chairman and Director of Media Source Inc. since June 16, 2016. He serves as Chairman of the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
He serves as a Director of The National Magazine Company Ltd., ADO Staffing, Inc., ESPN, Inc., , PGA Tour, Palm Management Corporation, William Randolph Hearst Foundation and The Hearst Foundation Inc.
He serves as a Trustee of Whitney Museum of American Art Llc. He has been a Non-Executive Director at Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company since January 4, 2016. He serves as Director of American Museum of Natural History, Madison Square Boys & Girls Club, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. He serves as a Member of Advisory Board at United Shore Financial Services, LLC.
He served as a Co-Chairman of Partnership for New York City. He served as the Chairman of Hearst Television Inc. from January 1, 2003 to June 2008. He served as a Director of Gentiva Health Services, Inc. from November 1999 to February 2, 2015. He served as Lead Director of Gentiva Health Services Inc. from May 2009 to February 2, 2015.
He served as a Corporate Director at Towers Watson & Co. since January 1, 2010 and served as its Consultant. He served as Director of The Hearst Corporation and NYC2012, Inc. He served as a Director of The Partnership for New York City, Inc. He served as an Outside Director of Towers Watson & Co. from January 1, 2010 to January 4, 2016. He served as a Director of Wyeth LLC from December 12, 2005 to 2009. He served as a Director of The Associated Press since May 2007. He served as a Director of Olsten Corporation from 1998 to March 2000 and Hearst Television Inc. from August 29, 1997 to July 10, 2008. He served as a Director of Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc from 1997 to 2008. He is involved in various civic and charitable activities in New York City and serves on a number of not-for-profit boards. He practiced as a Certified Public Accountant in Taxation at a Big Four accounting firm in Denver.
He Graduated, summa cum laude, from Fordham University in 1968. Mr. Ganzi received a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School in 1971, B S in Accounting from Fordham University and an L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University in 1981.