Andrew Lack joined Bloomberg in October 2008 as CEO of its
Global Media Group where he is responsible for the Company's
expanding television, internet, mobile, radio and consumer print
operations: Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine and Markets
Prior to joining Bloomberg, Mr. Lack was Chairman & CEO of
Sony Music Entertainment where he led the Company's roster of major
international artists (including Beyoncé, Bruce Springsteen,
Michael Jackson, John Mayer, ACDC) and vast catalog of recorded
music from around the world. During his tenure at Sony, he merged
Sony Music with the Bertelsmann Music Group and started Sony BMG's
theatrical film business.
Before joining Sony Music Entertainment, he was president and
chief operating officer of NBC, where he oversaw entertainment,
news (including MSNBC and CNBC), NBC stations, sales and broadcast
and network operations. He was responsible for expanding the
"Today" show to three hours and creating the show's streetside
studio in New York's Rockefeller Center.
From 1993 to 2001, Mr. Lack was president of NBC News, which he
transformed into America's most-watched news organization.
Before going to NBC, Mr. Lack spent much of his television
career at CBS News, where he created and served as the executive
producer of the groundbreaking newsmagazine West 57th (1985-89). He
joined CBS News in 1976 and by the next year had become a prominent
producer for 60 Minutes. Mr. Lack's broadcasts at CBS earned
numerous honors, including 16 Emmy Awards and 4 Alfred I.
DuPont-Columbia University Journalism Awards.
He received a bachelor's degree from the College of Fine Arts at