Ackerley Communications Names President
Undated (AP) _ Ackerley Communications Inc., the parent company of professional basketball’s Seattle SuperSonics, announced Friday the appointment of William N. Ackerley as president.
The post had been vacant since the retirement of Don Carter in 1991.
William Ackerley, the son of chairman and chief executive Barry Ackerley, joined the Seattle-based multimedia company in 1986, and has been senior vice president and chief operating officer since 1991.
He will continue to serve as COO.
Ackerley Communications, a billboard and airport advertising company, also owns five television stations and three radio stations.