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Portrait de Sumner Redstone
Birthday : 05/27/1923
Place of birth : Boston (Massachusetts) - United States
Public asset : 1,272,221,438 USD
Country of residence : United States
Linked companies : CBS Corporation - Viacom, Inc.

Summary 
Mr. Sumner M. Redstone is Chairman-Emeritus at Viacom, Inc., Chairman-Emeritus at CBS Corp., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at National Amusements, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at NAI Entertainment Holdings LLC, a Member at The General Hospital Corp., Member-Executive Board at Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, Inc. and Member-Overseers Board at The Museum of Fine Arts.

He is on the Board of Directors at Viacom, Inc., CBS Corp., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc., The Paley Center for Media and The Paley Center for Media (New York).

Mr. Redstone was previously employed as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Viacom, Inc. /Old/, Chairman by National Association of Theatre Owners, Chairman by The Jimmy Fund, and a Member by Tufts Medical Center, Inc.

He also served on the board at John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.

He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, an undergraduate degree from Boston Latin School and a graduate degree from Harvard Law School.


Current positions of Sumner Redstone 
NameTitle Since
CBS Corporation
(Broadcasting)
Chairman-Emeritus 1986
Viacom, Inc.
(Entertainment Production)
Chairman-Emeritus 2005
National Amusements, Inc. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 1967
NAI Entertainment Holdings LLC Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 1967
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc. Trustee -
The Paley Center for Media Trustee -
The General Hospital Corp. Member -
The Museum of Fine Arts Member-Overseers Board -
Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, Inc. Member-Executive Board -


Holdings of Sumner Redstone 
NameEquities%Valuation
Viacom, Inc. (VIA)
39,442,41279.8%1,262,157,184 USD
Viacom (VIAB)
Entertainment Production
371,3000.11%10,062,230 USD
CBS Corporation (CBS.A)
400.0001%2,024 USD


Sumner Redstone : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Shari E. Redstone CBS Corporation
Viacom, Inc.
National Amusements, Inc.
Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, Inc.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.
The Paley Center for Media
David R. Andelman CBS Corporation
National Amusements, Inc.
Philippe Dauman CBS Corporation
Viacom, Inc.
National Amusements, Inc.
The Paley Center for Media
Charles K. Gifford CBS Corporation
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.
The General Hospital Corp.
Gary L. Countryman CBS Corporation
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.
Thomas May Viacom, Inc.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.
Leslie Moonves CBS Corporation
The Paley Center for Media
Cristiana Falcone Sorrell Viacom, Inc.
The Paley Center for Media
William S. Cohen CBS Corporation
Viacom, Inc.
Lawrence Liding CBS Corporation
Viacom, Inc.


Biography of Sumner Redstone 
Sumner Murray Redstone (born Sumner Murray Rothstein; May 27, 1923) is an American businessman and is a media magnate. He is the majority owner and Chairman of the Board of the National Amusements theater chain. Through National Amusements, Sumner Redstone and his family are majority owners of CBS Corporation and Viacom (itself the parent company of MTV Networks, BET, and the film studio Paramount Pictures), and are equal partners in MovieTickets.com. According to Forbes as of March 2014 he is worth US $6.2 billion. in Boston, Massachusetts, to Belle (née Ostrovsky) and Michael Rothstein. In 1940, his father changed the family surname from "Rothstein" to "Redstone" Michael Rothstein owned Northeast Theater Corporation in Dedham, Massachusetts—the forerunner of National Amusements—and the Boston branch of the Latin Quarter Nightclub. where he completed the studies for his baccalaureate in three years. Later, Redstone served as First Lieutenant in the United States Army during World War II After this military service, he worked in Washington, D.C., and attended Georgetown University Law School. He transferred to Harvard Law School and received his LL.B. in 1947.). He invested in Columbia Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Orion Pictures, and Paramount Pictures (Redstone's Viacom would buy Paramount in the 1990s), all of which turned over huge profits when he chose to sell their stock in the early 1980s.

In 1979, he suffered severe burns in a fire at the Copley Plaza hotel, in Boston, but survived after thirty hours extensive surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. Though he was warned that he might never be able to live a normal life, eight years later he was fit enough to insist on playing tennis nearly every day and to launch a hostile takeover of Viacom.

Career

Source @ Wikipedia




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Sumner Redstone : Connections 
Rising Star Media LLC
CBS Global Distribution Group
The Boston Chamber of Commerce
Center for Strategic & International Studies, Inc.
The National Council for Families & Television
MovieTickets.com, Inc.
Jobs for Massachusetts, Inc.
National Association of Theatre Owners
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.
Edison Electric Institute
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
CBS Operations, Inc.
Advancit Capital LLC


Latest news about Sumner Redstone 
05/30SUMNER REDSTONE : Moonves Assailed in CBS Battle -- WSJ
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05/29CBS : Shari Redstone Alleges CBS CEO Threatened to Quit If Board Didn't Strip Redstones of Control -- 2nd Update
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05/29SUMNER REDSTONE : Shari Redstone Alleges CBS CEO Threatened to Quit If Board Didn't Strip Redstones of Control
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05/29CBS : Media Chiefs Duel Over Fate of CBS -- WSJ
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05/29CBS : Shari Redstone Alleges CBS CEO Threatened to Quit If Board Didn't Strip Redstones of Control -- Update
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05/28CBS : Once Allies, Two Media Chiefs Go to War Over the Future of CBS
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05/18SUMNER REDSTONE : CBS Board Defies Shari Redstone -- WSJ
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