JOHN P. PUERNER
Director since May 2008
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Member
Audit Committee Member
Compensation Committee Member
John Puerner is a private investor whose professional career was spent primarily with Tribune Company. He served as publisher, president and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles Times from April 2000 to May 2005, when he retired from Tribune. Before that, John was publisher, president and chief executive officer of the Orlando Sentinel and vice president and director of marketing and development for the Chicago Tribune. He held a number of corporate staff positions in finance and strategic planning starting in 1979 when he joined Tribune.