Playboy Enterprises, Inc – Member, Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kai-Shing Tao as
Member, Board of Directors for Playboy Enterprises, Inc.


Kai-Shing Tao
Member, Board of Directors
Kai-Shing Tao is Chairman & Chief Investment Officer of Pacific Star Partners, a private investment group. Prior to founding Pacific Star Partners, Mr. Tao was a Partner at FALA Capital Group, a single family investment office, where he headed the global liquid investments outside the operating companies. Mr. Tao has served as a member of HSW International, Inc.’s Board of Directors since 2007. He is also a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and US-China and US-Taiwan Business Council. Mr. Tao graduated from the New York University Stern School of Business.

About Playboy Enterprises, Inc
Playboy is one of the most recognized and popular consumer brands in the world. Playboy Enterprises, Inc. (PEI) (NYSE: PLA, PLA.A) is a media and lifestyle company that markets the brand through a wide range of media properties and licensing initiatives. The Company publishes Playboy magazine in the United States and abroad and creates content for distribution via television networks, websites, mobile platforms and radio. Through licensing agreements, the Playboy brand appears on a wide range of consumer products in more than 150 countries as well as on retail stores and entertainment venues. The Company’s three business groups are Entertainment, Print/Digital and Licensing.

About Leadership Capital Group
Leadership Capital Group is a leading retained executive search boutique with international reach. We partner with our clients to conduct search assignments at the executive level, including CEO, COO, CFO, CIO, CTO, CMO, CAO and Board of Director searches as well as functional roles, primarily at the EVP/SVP and VP level. The firm’s consultants have an average of nearly 20 years in retained search in addition to industry experience. They have deep knowledge of global business and human capital issues.

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