Playboy Enterprises, Inc. is the company founded by Hugh Hefner to manage the Playboy magazine empire. It was created in 1953 as the HMH Publishing Co., Inc., then went public under the current name (NYSE: PLA, PLA.A) in 1971. Christie Hefner, the daughter of Hugh Hefner, has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Playboy Enterprises since 1981. The Playboy Enterprises Inc. original headquarters was located in, what is now known as the Palmolive Building, a 37 storey art deco building at at 919 N. Michigan Ave in Chicago. In 1980 it moved to 680 N. Lake Shore Drive (formerly 666 N. Lake Shore Drive) in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood, where it occupied the 14th (Playboy.com), 15th (main) and 16th (corporate/executive) floors.
Headquarters moved to Beverly Hills, CA in 2012.
By mikeb9991 @ 2006-09-22 10:36:40