NBC'S WRIGHT JOINS POLO BOARD: Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. has tapped Bob Wright, former chairman and chief executive officer of NBC Universal, to join the company's board. Wright began at NBC in 1986 as president and ceo, and was named chairman and ceo in 2001. He became chairman and ceo of NBC Universal in 2004, and remained in that role until February. Polo is no stranger to NBC. Polo.com was formed in partnership with NBC and ValueVision Media Inc., until Polo took full ownership of the venture in March. Wright becomes the 12th member of Polo's board, a new position. "We will benefit greatly from Bob's experience at NBC and General Electric, where he guided expansion into new markets and new audiences, helping to transform the business into a truly global brand," Ralph Lauren, chairman and ceo, said in a statement.
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